Obituaries Archive

Rev. Roy Colliver, 87

Rev. Roy Colliver, 87, of Georgetown, died Feb. 22 at Southwest Regional Medical Center. Colliver retired from Steelcraft Manufacturing Company and was a farmer and a minister at the former Farmer’s Chapel Churches of Christ in Christian Union near Georgetown. He served in the United States Army and was a World War II veteran. He [ Read More ]

Melissa Grubbs, 38

Melissa Jill Grubbs, 38, of Goshen, died Feb. 21 in a car accident near Owensville. Grubbs is survived by her husband Richard, sons Dustin Coyne, Darin and Brian Grubbs, step-sons Joshua and Justin Grubbs, parents James and Marcella Comberger, brother Dallas Comberger, sisters Pamela Fraley and Brittany Comberger and several nieces and nephews. Visitation 11 [ Read More ]

Betty Lou Ruark, 81

Betty Lou Ruark, 81, of New Richmond, died Feb. 23. Ruark is survived by her children Mike (June) Ruark and Tina Ruark, grandchildren Michaela, Jasmine, Austin, Landen and Wyatt. She was preceded in death by her husband Howard Ruark and siblings Raymond, Donald and June Smith.

Charles Reynolds, 87

Charles Reynolds, 87, of Bethel, died Feb. 17. Reynolds served in the United States Army as a medic in France and was awarded the Army Occupation Medal and World War II Victory Ribbon and reached the rank of sergeant. He also worked in the fiberglass manufacturing industry for many years and was an animal lover. [ Read More ]

Calvin Hager, 88

Calvin Hager, 88, died Feb. 21 at Mercy Health Clermont in Batavia. He was a devoted member of the Covington Lodge #109 of the Scottish Rite and the Syrian Shrine of Cincinnati where he rode in their mounted horse unit. He was a retired employee of Cincinnati Gas and Electric and a United States Army [ Read More ]

Braxton Parker Fritz Grubbs, 4

Braxton Parker Fritz Grubbs, 4, of Seaman, died Feb. 21 in a car accident near Owensville. Braxton is survived by his parents Brittany Comberger and Joshua Grubbs, siblings Bridget and America Comberger, Marilyn Pennington, and Dillon Grubbs, grandparents James and Marcella Comberger, Richard Grubbs and Shannon Pryor, great-grandmother Margaret Boyd and several aunts, uncles and [ Read More ]

John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones, of New Richmond, died Feb. 15 after an accidental fall on the ice outside of his home. Despite many hardships, including the death of his father in 1935, Jones graduated from college and medical school in 1957. Following a two year commitment to the United States Navy, he entered a private and [ Read More ]

Billy Fussnecker, 66

Billy Fussnecker, 66, of Amelia, died Feb. 21. He was a United States Navy veteran and received the Navy Commendation Medal on February 13, 1967 for saving Navy Seal team members lives while under fire. Fussnecker is survived by his wife Donna, children John (Cynthia), Billy Jr., and Jason Fussnecker, grandchildren Jessica, Dylan and Destiny [ Read More ]

James Fisher, 77

James Fisher, 77, of Newtonsville died Feb. 7 in Goshen. Fisher was a plant manager at CGE. He is survived by his beloved wife Marie Liming Fisher; children David (Lisa) Fisher, Joseph Fisher, Steven Fisher, Angela (Mark) Barrier, Lauralee (Kevin) Fisher, step-children Herschel Liming, Sandi Frey, Sherri Martin, Shauna Shaffer and Sonya McQuitty, siblings Ted [ Read More ]

Sheila Vaught, 61

Sheila Ann Vaught, 61, of Union Township, died Feb. 11. Vaught is survived by her husband Michael, children Jaime (Gregory) Eilers, Jennifer (Matt) Duncan and Sean Vaught, grandchildren Alexis Hamlin, Hailey Eilers, Matthew and Molly Duncan and siblings Michael (Peggy) Barnard and Brenda (Larry) Abbott, nieces and nephews Shannon Costa, Brittney Ramsey, Mikey Barnard, Laura [ Read More ]

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