Miscellaneous Harrison County, Indiana Obituaries - 2000

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J. Carlton Windell
Retired Corydon insurance man J. Carlton (Corky) Windell, 81, died Saturday, June 9, at his home.

Windell was born in Harrison County on Nov. 2, 1919, the son of the late Perry F. and Rilla Denbo Windell.

He was an independent insurance agent for 29 years in Corydon, an Army veteran of World War II, and a former member of the South Harrison School Board and Harrison County Hospital. He was a Harrison Township Trustee and a member of Faith Assembly Church and Knights of Pythias. He was a 50-year member of Pisgah Masonic Lodge 32 Free and Accepted Masons.

He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Windell, and a granddaughter.

Survivors include his wife, the former Edna E. Kost Windell of Corydon; three sons, Larry M. Windell of Georgetown, and Bruce C. and Rick A. Windell, both of Corydon; two daughters, Dianna K. Crawford of Corydon and Beverly J. Bryan of Louisville; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

The funeral was Tuesday, June 12, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Heidelberg Cemetery near Corydon. Brother Raymond Jackson officiated. Judith Miller was organist.

Pallbearers were Chris Wiseman, David Crawford, and Dwayne, Scott, Jeff and Greg Windell.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Parkinson's Research.


William Hawkins
William Merritt Hawkins, 64, New Albany, formerly of Indianapolis, died Monday, June 11, at his home.

He was a native of Louisville and was retired.

Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Ann Brickley; two sons, Pat Hawkins of New Albany and Steve Hawkins of Corydon; three daughters, Susan James of Jeffersonville, Jan Sherrell of Greenville and Jeanne Hawkins of New Albany; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 13, from noon to 8 p.m. at Generations Funeral Home in New Albany.

The funeral will be Thursday, June 14, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery in Floyds Knobs.

The family suggests memorial gifts to the Salvation Army in New Albany or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Southern Indiana.


Lisa A. Griffith
Lisa A. May Griffith, 42, Johnson City, Tenn., formerly of Floyds Knobs, died Monday, June 11, at her home following an illness.

She was a native of New Albany, the daughter of Robert J. and Bonnie S. May of Greenville. She was an employee at Ginza Restaurant in Johnson City.

Survivors besides her parents include her husband, Jack Griffith; a brother, Robert W. May of Floyds Knobs; and a sister, Teresa May Bradner of Greenville.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 13, from 1 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, June 14, after 9 a.m. at Kraft Funeral Service in New Albany.

The funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.


Raymond E. Eberle Sr.
Raymond E. Eberle Sr., 73, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, June 10, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.

He was a native of Floyds Knobs, a retired employee of the old Conagra Co. in Louisville, and a member of Local Union 227 and St. Mary's of the Knobs Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by a son, Raymond E. Eberle Jr.

Survivors include his wife, the former Frances S. Homeister; two sons, Robert M. Eberle of Fishers and John R. Eberle of Elizabeth; a brother, William Eberle of New Albany; and eight grandchildren.

The funeral will be Wednesday, June 13, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Kraft Funeral Service in New Albany is handling the arrangements.


Alva T. Taylor Jr.
Alva T. Taylor Jr., 85, Elizabeth, formerly of Louisville, died Friday, June 8, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

He was a retired carpenter for Carpenters Local 64 and a member of Masonic Lodge 853 in Okolona, Ky.

Survivors include five grandchildren including Sharon Coomer, who cared for him, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

The funeral was Tuesday, June 12, at Neurath & Underwood Funeral Home in Louisville with burial in Evergreen Cemetery.


Keith Campbell
Keith Campbell, 60, Pekin, died Monday, June 4, at his home.

A native of New Albany, born May 28, 1941, he was the son of the late Willard and Thelma Davis Campbell.

He was an employee of Kimball in Borden and a former employee of Colonial Bakery in Indianapolis. He formerly owned the old Campbell's Grocery in Pekin, was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of Pekin United Methodist Church and Pierce-Polk Volunteer Fire Dept.

Survivors include his wife, the former Grace Russell, formerly of Corydon; a son, Jeffrey Campbell of Pekin; two daughters, Susan Tower of Campbellsburg and Pam Beck of Pekin; three brothers, Willard C. Campbell of Indianapolis, Marvin L. Campbell of Radcliffe, Ky., and Tommy A. Campbell of Pekin; a sister, Darla Karen Dickerson of Pekin; and six grandchildren.

The funeral was Thursday, June 7, at Pekin United Methodist Church with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Andy Hansen officiated.


Alex R. Dotson
A Pekin man was killed early Friday morning, June 8, when his mini-van crashed into a semi-tractor trailer in New Salisbury.

Alex R. Dotson, 38, was traveling south on S.R. 135 when he failed to stop at the traffic signal at the intersection of S.R. 64, said Indiana State Police Trooper Jackie Smith.

Dotson's Plymouth Voyager collided with an eastbound tractor-trailer driven by Garry L. Emmons, Dubois, 51, at 6:12 a.m., police said.

Harrison County Deputy Coroner Chad Cesar said Dotson died at the scene of a broken neck. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Emmons was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the crash, Smith said.

Police said S.R. 64 was closed to traffic until about 10:30 a.m. while measurements were taken for reconstruction purposes. The Harrison County Sheriff's Dept., Harrison County Emergency Medical Services and Ramsey Volunteer Fire Dept. assisted.

Dotson was a native of Pekin, born Oct. 4, 1962, the son of Merdie and Victoria Cantrell Dotson of Pekin.

He was employed by Gohmann Asphalt & Construction Co. in Clarksville.

Survivors include his wife, the former Linda Hiser; a son, Alex C.R. Dotson of Pekin; a daughter, Amanda Hiser of Pekin; two brothers, Randie and Ray Dotson, both of Pekin, and two sisters, Mona Dotson and Bonita Kruer, both of Pekin.

The body was cremated. Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem handled the arrangements.


Randall Cooley
Randall Mark Cooley, 62, Palmyra, died at 2:15 a.m. Friday, June 8, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

A native of New Albany, born July 22, 1938, he was the son of the late Marion Leroy and Sarah Catherine McHone Cooley.

He was a former truck driver for Hoosier Lime & Stone and a member of Palmyra Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Survivors include his wife, the former Darlene McCutcheon; a son, Michael Cooley of Salem; two daughters, Karla Barron of Pekin and Karen Raisor of Corydon; a sister, Betty Schmidt of Scranton, Pa.; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

A graveside service was Tuesday, June 12, at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Brother Rick Jones officiated. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem handled the arrangements.

Michael R. Love
Michael Robert Love, 50, Georgetown, died Tuesday, June 5, at his home.

A native of New Albany, born March 18, 1951, he was the son of Robert and Emma Emerson Love of Georgetown.

He was a machine operator for Koetter Woodworking in Galena and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church in Georgetown.

Survivors besides his parents include two sons, James Michael and Gregory Michael Love, both of Jeffersonville; two brothers, Max and Kevin Love, both of Georgetown; a sister, Kelly Love Walker of New Albany; and his grandmother, Bonnie Love of Georgetown.

The funeral was Saturday, June 9, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown.

Fred Rinesmith
Fred R. Rinesmith, 89, Cincinnati, formerly of Paris, Ky., died Thursday, June 6, after an extended illness.

A native of Nicholas County, Ky., born June 19, 1911, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Mamie Sosby Rinesmith. He was a retired carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Grace Sams, and a daughter, Joyce Jones.

Survivors include three sons, Fred Raymond Rinesmith Jr. of Piqua, Ohio, Edwin Thomas Rinesmith of Orlando, Fla., and Joseph Rinesmith of Owenton, Ky.; a daughter, Mary Frances Lowe of Georgetown; 13 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral was Saturday, June 9, at Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home in Paris with burial in Evergreen Memory Gardens. The Rev. Sandy Sanders officiated.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Hospice.


Frances Stewart
Frances Stewart, 77, Elizabeth, died Tuesday, June 5, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.

She was a native of Lee County, Va., a retired production worker with Colgate-Palmolive Co. in Clarksville, where she worked 41 years, and a Protestant.

Survivors include a brother, Louis Edds of Muncie, and a sister, Madeline Turner of Richmond, Va.

The funeral was Friday, June 8, at Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Home in New Albany with burial in Kraft Graceland Memorial Park.


Alton F. Shaw
A memorial service for Alton F. Shaw, 61, formerly of Corydon, was Saturday, June 8, at House of Ruth in Louisville. He died Thursday, May 31, at Transitional Health Care in Clarksville. Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon handled the arrangements.


Raymond L. Haskett
Raymond Lindley Haskett, 77, Louisville, died Wednesday, June 6, at Caritas Medical Center in Louisville.

A native of Hamilton County, born March 5, 1924, he was the son of the late Raymond and Lanora Haskett.

He was a retired parts manager for Perkins Motors and a former employee of Chrysler Corp. He was an Air Force and Army veteran of World War II, and a lifetime member and past quartermaster of VFW Post 1181.

Survivors include his wife, the former Helen Nord; three sons, Dennis, Lt. Col. Mark and Dan Haskett; two daughters, Kathy Haskett and Christine Lampert; two stepdaughters, Carol Teeter of Corydon and Deanna Durham; two brothers, Richard and Loren Haskett; a sister, Dorothy Tierney; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

The funeral was Monday, June 11, at McMullan Funeral Home in Westfield with burial in Crown View Cemetery in Sheridan. J.B. Ratterman and Sons Southwest Funeral Home in Louisville handled the arrangements.


Bernedeen McKim
Addie Bernedeen McKim, 70, Corydon, died Saturday, June 9, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.

A native of Harrison County, born Oct. 24, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Lafe and Myrtle Smith Cline.

She was a member of VFW Post 2950 Ladies Auxiliary in Corydon and the Disabled Veterans Ladies Auxiliary in New Albany.

Survivors include her husband, Ernest E. McKim; four sons, Melvin, Michael, Mitchel and Marlon McKim, all of Corydon; a daughter, Marie Faith of Corydon; two sisters, Fern Heishman of Georgetown and Bernice Mauck of Corydon; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The VFW Post 2950 Ladies Auxiliary held a service Monday at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.

The funeral was Tuesday, June 12, at the funeral home with burial in New Amsterdam Cemetery. The Rev. Gerald Cantrell officiated. David Ledger was organist and Paula Ripperdan was vocalist.

Pallbearers were Ray Collins, Joey Hobbs, Douglas and Clayton Sieg, Denzil McKim and Steve Hardsaw.

Honorary pallbearers were Seth and Simon McKim, Roy Summers and Jack Pate.

The family suggests memorial gifts to the American Heart Association or American Lung Association.


Alfred Goldman
Alfred O. Goldman, 90, Depauw, died Monday, June 11, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.

A native of Bellmont, Ill., he was the son of the late Orval A. and Rutha Lee Miller Goldman.

He was a retired saw filler for Keller Manufacturing Co. in Corydon, a former member of the board of trustees for the North Harrison Community School Corp., and a member of New Salisbury Christian's Missionary Church.

He was preceded in death by a son, George A. Goldman, and a daughter, Naomi Ruth (Sudie) Phillips.

Survivors include his wife, the former Alice M. Troncin; four sons, Carl F. Goldman of Mt. Washington, Ky., and John, James and Joseph Goldman, all of Depauw; three daughters, Mary A. Babcock of Depauw, and Joyce Shutters and Patricia Scott, both of Ramsey; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 13, after 10 a.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Loudon Chapel Cemetery in Depauw. Brother Morris Larimore will officiate. Betty Monroe will be organist and Marilyn Masters will be vocalist.

Pallbearers will be Scott Engleman, Tony Shutters, Donald Shutters, Jared Goldman, Aaron Scott and Danny J. Goldman.

The family suggests memorial gifts to the American Lung Association or to charity of choice.


Oliver Rainbolt
Oliver Rainbolt, 88, Corydon, died Sunday, June 10, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.

A native of New Amsterdam, born March 10, 1913, he was the son of the late Alfred and Ann Dora Crecelius Rainbolt. He was a member of the U.S. Trotting Association.

Survivors include two sons, Gary and Ronald Rainbolt, both of Corydon; four daughters, Vivian Jo Ann Redlinger of Riverside, Iowa, Linda Bischoff of Milltown, and Sharon and Pamela Fleace, both of Corydon; three brothers, Elmer and Robert Rainbolt, both of Corydon, and Claude Rainbolt of Salem; a sister, Yvonne Knasel of Clarksville; 17 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 13, after 8 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Patrick Sinnot officiated.

The family suggests memorial gifts to the Kidney Foundation.


Gilson A. Glenn
Gilson A. Glenn, 92, Boulder City, Nev., died Wednesday, June 6, at Boulder City Hospital.

A native of Depauw, born Sept. 22, 1908, he was a member of Helena, Mont., Masonic Lodge F & AM, Indiana Alumni Association, and Gamma Eta Gamma Honorary Legal Fraternity. He formerly owned and operated the Boulder City Coin Shop, and received his 50-year Masonic Golden Service Award Pin in 1997.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth E. Glenn; a son, Ray A. Glenn of Las Vegas; two daughters, Carol Schultz of Green River, Wyo., and Sharon Glenn of Silverton, Idaho; a brother, Jacque Glenn of Bradford; a sister, Ruth Jarrell of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be Thursday, June 14, at 2 p.m. at Palm Mortuary in Henderson, Nev.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Shodair Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 5539, Helena, MT 59601, or to charity of choice.


Joseph W. Sneed
Joseph Wayne Sneed, 42, Boston, Ky., formerly of Laconia, died Monday, June 11, at his home.

A native of Jefferson County, Ky., he was the son of Guyula Small of Shepherdsville and the late James Lindsey Sneed.

He was an Army veteran, a former brick layer for the Middletown Masonry Co. in Zoneton, Ky., and a member of Emanuel Baptist Church in Shepherdsville.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Ray Sneed Sr.

Survivors besides his mother include his wife, the former Tammy Lynn Samuels; five sons, Steven, Joseph, Derek, Brandon and Cody Sneed, all of Boston; a sister, Rhonda Lyons of Madison; and two brothers, James Lindsey Sneed Jr. of Shepherdsville and Jeffrey Lynn Sneed of Shepherdsville.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, June 14, after 9 a.m. at Kappel Funeral Home in Lebanon Junction, Ky.

The funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville.

The family suggests memorial gifts to the Sneed family children.


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