Christopher Gay

Christopher Noah Gay, was stillborn, Monday, May 26, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He is the son of Jason S. Gay and Ashley Lea Nichole Preston. His arrival was expected on Oct. 23, 2014.

He is survived by his parents of Madison; his grandparents, Mary Preston of Madison, and Joseph and Marie Gay of Charlestown; his great-grandparents, Marlene Hawk of Jeffersonville and Florence Raymond of Clarksville; and seven aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Angel Nicole Preston, who died July 14, 2008; his great-grandparents, Buck Preston, Marie and Jesse Griffin, and Martha Preston; and one great-uncle.

A private graveside service and burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Canaan.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Christopher Noah Gay Memorial Fund. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.

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This is a corrected version of an obituary that was in Friday's paper. It corrects the father's name.



John Kidd


John E. Kidd, of Madison, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at his residence.

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



William Meagher



William Michael "Mike" Meagher, 59, of Lexington, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

He was born March 9, 1955, to William E. and Delores Murphy Meagher. He was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Scott County Moose & Family Center 2324, Sons of the American Legion and the Operating Engineers Union.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila Shepherd Meagher; five sons, Michael Paul Meagher of LaGrange, Ky., David Bradley Meagher, Daniel Nathan Meagher and Christopher Michael Meagher, all of Lexington, and William Matthew Meagher of Seymour; his mother, Delores Potter of Utica; one sister, Kathy Meagher of Lexington; five grandchildren; one niece; one great-niece; and one great-nephew.

He was preceded in death by his father.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Amedysis Hospice. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.



Walter Sexton Jr.


Walter Raymond "Walt" Sexton Jr., 77, of Hanover, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born Sept. 4, 1936, in Jasonville, to Walter Raymond Sr. and Lillian Leota Easter Sexton. He attended high school in Jasonville. He served in the Navy from Jan. 7, 1955, to Aug. 2, 1974, rising to the rate of Master Chief Petty Officer during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He served aboard the USS Alamo LSD 33, USS Higbee DDR 806, USS Walker DD 517, USS Sample DE 1048, and the USS Lloyd Thomas DD 764. He received the Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, four Good Conduct Medals and several service awards. He worked with American Electric Power for 20 years, serving as a senior construction assistant in plants in the Ohio River valley. He and his wife moved 22 times during their life together, building their own home in Hanover. He was a lifetime member of the Pearl Harbor Masonic Lodge, the Honolulu Scottish Rite and the Aloha Shrine. He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Rockport.

He is survived by his wife, Fern Kay McCoy Sexton, whom he married Oct. 19, 1962; one daughter, Brenda Rae Longenette of Rockport; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives

He was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Wayne "Tom" Sexton, who died Aug. 3, 2006; his parents; one brother, Warren L. "Heavy" Sexton, who died Nov. 28, 2010; two great-granddaughters; and one great-grandson.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted in the cemetery chapel.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.

A Masonic service will be conducted by the Hanover Masonic Lodge 652 F. & A.M. at 7 p.m. A final salute will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Navy Great Lakes Ceremonial Unit at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Wounded Warrior Project. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Charles Ward


Charles E. Ward, 71, of Milton, Ky., died Friday, May 30, 2014, at his residence.

He was born June 25, 1942, in Madison, to Warren and Minnie Ann Perkinson Ward. He was a graduate of Deputy High School and a 1985 graduate of Ivy Tech Community College with a certificate in auto mechanics. He served in the Air Force. He retired in 1989 as a mechanic with BFI Trucking. He also worked for Larry Spann Trucking and H and H Trucking. He attended Milton United Methodist Church and was a member of the Milton Lions Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and going to flea markets.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Scholey Ward, whom he married Oct. 19, 1963; one son, Chuck Ward of Milton, Ky.; two daughters, Kim Massie and Maggie Ward, both of Milton, Ky.; one brother, Henry Ward of Deputy; two sisters, Norma Thomas of Zanesville, Ohio, and Linda Perry of Milton, Ky.; two half-sisters, Jeanette and Mary, both of Madison; one grandson; five stepgrandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by parents, four sisters and three brothers.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Milton United Methodist Church Building Fund, Shop with a Firefighter or the American Heart Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Peggy Warfield



Peggy S. Warfield, 62, of Sanders, Ky., died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.

She was born March 10, 1952, in Covington, Ky., to James Lee Jr., and Alma Crawford Cobb. She was a floor supervisor for Belterra Casino Resort and Spa. She was a member of the Sanders Baptist Church in Sanders, Ky.

She is survived by three sons, John "JJ" Dolby Jr. of Crittenden, Ky., James "Cricket" Dolby of Carrollton, Ky., and Chris Dolby of Sanders, Ky.; two sisters, Betty Dermon of Sanders, Ky., and Debbie Supplee of Carrollton, Ky; one brother, James Lee Cobb III of Sanders, Ky.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Kathy Cobb.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the service.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Peggy S. Warfield Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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