Obituaries

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Floyd Norman Dunn

Floyd Norman Dunn, 76, of New Matamoras, was welcomed home by his Lord and Savior Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospitalsurrounded by his loved ones. He was born March 24, 1941 in New Matamoras to the late Amon and Iva Dunn. He attended New Matamoras High Schooland ...

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M. Bambi Lockhart

M. Bambi Lockhart, 74, of Waterford, Ohio, went to join family and friends on October 19, 2017. She was born April 10, 1943 in Chicago Illinois, daughter of Everett and Maxine Roberts. She was a loving mother, homemaker, dispatcher for the Village of Beverly, a bus driver and softball and cheer ...

John E. Coleman

John E. Coleman, 33, of Lowell, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017, at his home. He was born on December 20, 1983, in Marietta a son of James Charles and Gloria Kay Noland Coleman. John was a graduate of Fort Frye High School and was employed at Miller Pipe Supply. He loved fishing and ...

Frances L. Taylor

Frances L. Taylor, 79, of Newport, passed away at 9:34 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at the Washington County Home. She was born in Newport on May 7, 1938, a daughter of Simeon E. and Margaret Knopp Taylor. Frances was a graduate of Newport High School and had been employed at the ...

Kenneth B. Keneaster

Kenneth B. Keneaster, 67, of McConnelsville, Ohio, died Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born December 13, 1949 in Stark County, Ohio, son of Blair W. and Julia Razlog Keneaster. He had been a truck driver for many years and had served in the U.S. Navy. He is ...

Brenda Miller

Brenda Miller, 64, of Marietta, died October 16, 2017, at The Pines at Glenwood. A graveside service will be held Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11 A.M. at East Lawn Memorial Park. Roberts Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Emil Kominar

Emil E. Kominar, 91, of Ava, Ohio, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. A private family service will be observed at this time. McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell is caring for the family.

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Rita Kay Shrider

Rita Kay Shrider, 68, of Marietta, OH, passed away after a year-long battle against a debilitating lung disease on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, surrounded by and embraced by the loving arms of her husband and two devoted daughters at the O.S.U. Medical Center. She was born February 14, 1949, a ...

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Cheryl Lee Brown Barth

Cheryl Lee Brown Barth, 45, of Marietta, OH, passed away on October 17, 2017. She was born on May 2, 1972 in Marietta to Henry Lee and Pat Hopp Brown. Cheryl loved caring for elder people and working in her flower beds, but most of all loved her fur babies. She is survived by her husband ...

Brenda Miller

Brenda Miller, 68, of Marietta, died Oct. 16, 2017. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, East Lawn Memorial Park. Roberts Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dorothy Hannum

Dorothy M. Hannum, 85, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Friday, McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday.

Mary Gedel

Mary Lou Gedel, 92, of Montgomery, Ala., died Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Burial 10 a.m. Saturday, Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta.

Dale Arthur Masters

Dale Arthur Masters, 90 years of age, passed away at home Tuesday, October 17, 2017. He was born in Washington County, Ohio on May 28, 1927, son of Harry E. and Blanch Mae Masters. Dale was married to Clara JoAnne Masters for 69 years who preceded him on August 20, 2017. He is survived by his ...

Charles “Chuck” E. Keeney

Charles “Chuck” E. Keeney, 68, of Coal Run, passed away October 17, 2017, doing what he loved. Chuck was born March 3, 1949 in Hawks Nest, WV to Charles and Bessie Keeney. He was a proud graduate of Greenbrier High School. He married Pamela Armstrong Tefft on November 3, 1978. He ...

Robert Thomas Jr.

Robert James “Rob” Thomas Jr., age 52, of Albany, Ohio, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today, McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell. Funeral Liturgy with Mass 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fulda.

Verla Blind

Verla Ann Blind, 86, of Dale, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Dale United Methodist Church. Burial Dale Cemetery. Visitation one hour prior to the services. Stone-Matheney Funeral Home, Chesterhill is handling the arrangements.

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Ruth Naomi Cogswell Dake

Ruth Naomi Cogswell Dake, 93, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Green Acres Assisted Living in Lowell, Michigan. Ruth was born March 3, 1924 and raised in Marietta, Ohio on the Cogswell family dairy farm on Newport Pike. She graduated from Marietta High School and ...

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Dolores M. Stephen

Dolores M. Stephen, 90, of Marietta passed away at 11:50 p.m., Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Heartland of Marietta. She was born September 10, 1927, in Cleveland, OH, a daughter to Stanley Riha and Anna Havlek Riha. She had been employed at Marietta College as a Financial Aid ...

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Frederick E. Eichmiller

Frederick Eugene Eichmiller, 76, of Beverly, Ohio, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at his home. He was born on Nov. 2, 1940, in Marietta to the late Leland and Gladys Welch-Eichmiller. Fred was baptized at the Watertown Presbyterian Church and was a proud member of the class of 1958 at ...

Michael A. Francis

Michael Allen Francis, 58, of Little Hocking, passed away Oct. 14, 2017, at his residence following an illness. Arrangements have been entrusted to Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.