Wilbur Acton Jr.

Wilbur Carl "Bud" Acton Jr., 78, of Vevay, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He was born March 11, 1935, in Bedford, to Wilbur Carl Sr. and Ruby Maze Acton. He was raised in Bedford, and was a 1952 graduate of Shaswik High School. He was a jeweler. He owned and operated Bud's Place in Columbus, retiring in 1996 after 12 years of service. He was a former employee for Ben Baker Pools in Columbus. He was also a health fitness trainer. He had resided in the Switzerland County community since 1996. He enjoyed photography, his dog and taking an active leadership role in his community.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela Wilson Acton, whom he married March 20, 1986; two sons, Victor Lee Acton of Columbus and Jay Dean Acton of Reinholds, Pa.; one sister, Reva Acton Bair of Bedford; one grandson; one great-grandson; one niece; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one grandson.

A celebration of life service and reception will be held Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Switzerland County Community Art Center in Vevay.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Pam and Bud Acton Fund with the Community Foundation of Switzerland County. Contributions can be made through Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Annis Baugh

Annis Rosalie Baugh, 92, of Madison, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Hickory Creek of Madison.

She was born March 18, 1921, in Scott County, to Hugh and Birdie Gobin McCartney. She resided in Scott County, until moving to Hanover in 1996. She retired from the U.S. Shoe Corp. in Madison, where she worked for several years. She assisted her husband on the farm with tobacco, catering to the farm helpers. She had worked for the Colwell Grocery Store in Blocher. She was of the Baptist faith. She was a fan of Indiana University basketball and Bobby Knight. She also enjoyed dogs, crocheting and sewing.

She is survived by one son, William "Bill" Baugh of Martinsville; one sister, Shirley McCartney of Terre Haute; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Baugh, whom she married Dec. 24, 1934, and who died in January 1993; one son, Robert "Bob" Baugh Jr., who died in 2006; her parents; and eight siblings, Edith, Leslie, Jesse, Wilbur, Bessie, Patrick, Gladys and Norma.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Scaffold Lick Baptist Church Cemetery near Blocher.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.

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Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.



Gene Carson

Gene Carson, 80, of Madison, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

He was born Feb. 8, 1933, in Milton, Ky., to Johnnie and May Luellen Carson. He lived most of his life in Madison. He was a retired truck driver.

He is survived by one daughter, Melanie; one aunt; two cousins; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Billy Carson; and one sister, Louise Adler.

No services are planned.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Gene Carson Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through Lytle Funeral Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com



David Gleason

David L. Gleason, 61, of Vevay, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Swiss Villa Nursing Center in Vevay.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Chapel.



Mark Hill

Mark Hill, 61, of Frankfort, Ky., died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Ky.

He was born July 11, 1952, in Madison, to Eugene Hill and Edwina Westrick Hill. He retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, having worked in vending machine maintenance. He was of the Catholic faith.

He is survived by his mother of Carrollton, Ky.; one sister, Susan Dapron of Carrollton, Ky.; and one brother, Tony Hill of Carrollton, Ky.

He was preceded in death by his father; and two brothers, Larry Hill and Danny Hill.

No services are planned. Cremation was chosen.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.



David Marsh

David Allen "Cat Bird" Marsh, 61, of Hanover, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Hanover.

He was born Dec. 24, 1952, in Madison, to Charles H. and Ruth Ellen Larison Marsh. He was a life-long resident of Jefferson County. He was a 1970 graduate of Southwestern High School, where he played basketball. After high school, he worked in construction with his father, uncle, grandfather and Terry Abbott at Marsh Brothers Construction. He later worked in maintenance for the Town of Hanover. He then worked as a tech aide with his brother at Commonwealth Engineers in Madison and Greenwood. He most recently worked with O'Brien Engineering in Madison. He helped organize and played in several 3-on-3 basketball tournaments at the Hanover Fire House over the last 20 years. He earned his nickname, "Cat Bird" during tryouts for the professional Louisville Cat Birds team in the late 1970s. He enjoyed writing and playing his own music and recently recorded and distributed a country music album. He also enjoyed fishing in the Ohio River Bottoms. He also worked in leather crafts and making driftwood furniture. He attended and was baptized at the Hanover United Methodist Church. He enjoyed reading his Bible and being with his family and friends.

He is survived by one son, Christopher Marsh of Los Angeles, Calif.; two brothers, Charles Fredrick Marsh of Hanover and Robert Eugene Marsh of Fairfield, Ohio; three grandchildren; two aunts; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be private at a later date in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to his grandson's college fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Donald Richmond

Donald Kenneth Richmond, 84, of Milton, Ky., did Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 13, 1929, in Milton, Ky., to Earl and Louise Rowlett Richmond. He served in the Army from 1952 to 1954 in Germany. In 1946 he began a career as an over-the-road truck driver, belonging to the Teamsters Union Local 413 of Columbus, Ohio. Before retiring in 1989, he drove for Craig Trucking Company in Albany and B&L Motor Freight in Columbus, Ohio. He was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church in Milton, Ky. He enjoyed his family, grandchildren, animals and traveling.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruby Louise Consley Richmond; five children, Beverly Wingham of Milton, Ky., Pamela Scott of Louisville, Ky., Gregory Richmond of Harrodsburg, Ky., Michael Richmond of Houston, Pa., and Janice Bright of Madison; five siblings, Charlie Richmond of Milton, Ky., Randall Richmond of Louisville, Ky., William Richmond of Yorktown, Va., Mary Ann Taylor of Milton, Ky., and Robert Richmond of Marriottsville, Md.; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one great-grandson.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church in Milton, Ky. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Milton, Ky.

Friends may call at the church Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the ALS Association, MPS, Parkinson's or the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church of Milton, Ky. Contributions can be made through Ransdell Funeral Home of Bedford, Ky., which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com. 



Janice Watson

Janice Sue Watson, 57, of Indianapolis, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Chapel.



Dennis Whitham

Dennis Lee Whitham, 65, of Vevay, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Swiss Villa Nursing Home in Vevay.

He was born April 10, 1948, in Madison, to Dalbert "Dabby" and Irma Irene Courtney Whitham. As part of a military family, he attended part of his elementary education in Fort Greely, Alaska, and Crailsheim, Germany. He graduated in 1967 from the St. James Trade School in Springfield, Ill., where he learned the trade of butcher. The family later returned to Vevay. He was employed as a butcher at Farrar's Market in Vevay, Deaton's Market (IGA) in Vevay and later Pearl Packing in Madison. He later worked at Ohio Rod in Versailles, where he was employed for 30 years as a machinist. He enjoyed fishing, 3-D archery, target shooting, leather tooling, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Faye Edwards Whitham, whom he married Sept. 29, 1967; two daughters: Kandy Powers of Moorefield and April Whitham of Vevay; his mother of Vevay; one brother, Floyd Whitham of Vevay; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father; his grandfather, Charles A. Whitham; his grandmother, Ethel Armstrong Whitham; and one niece.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Switzerland Baptist Church or to the Switzerland County Life Squad. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.