Obituaries – July 4 edition

Brian Douglas Stidham, 45, of Seymour, IN passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Seymour, IN.
Born April 15, 1973 in Scott Co., IN, he was the son of the late Marcus Stidham and Judith (Hawn) Stidham, who survives in Seymour, IN.
He was an employee of Pro-Form, Jonesville, IN and liked fishing and hunting.
Survivors: Sons: Brian Stidham, Vallonia, Indiana; Floyd Garcia, Austin, IN Daughters: Dakota Stidham, Austin, Indiana; Raneesa Henderson, Austin, Indiana; Brother: Bradley Stidham, Mims, FL Companion: Tina Mullins, Seymour, Indiana; Mother of his children Tonia Hall, Vallonia, Indiana;
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Tim Stidham.
Funeral Service will be Monday at 1:00 pm at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Rev. Billy Joe Deaton officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 am to 1 pm Monday at Buchanan Funeral Home .
Burial will follow at New Providence Cemetery in Austin, Indiana.

David “Dave” Joseph Bebout, 71, of New Albany, Indiana formerly of Madison , died on Friday June 22, at 9:12 a.m. at the Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born August 30, 1946 in Madison, Indiana. He was the loving son of the late Forrest Harold and Faye Ackerman Bebout. He was raised in Madison and was a 1963 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He graduated from Indian State University with a degree in criminology and sociology.
On June 23, 1964 Dave was inducted into the United States Air Force in Indianapolis, Indiana. He served during the Vietnam War and rose to the rank of Sergeant serving as security police squadron. He was honorably discharged on June 17, 1968 from Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California receiving the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, the Air Force Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. He re-enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged on July 2, 1981 at Fort Knox, Kentucky with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He had served as a Recruiter in Madison as well. While living in Madison Dave worked at Barber Grocery for several years. He lived in Elizabethtown, Kentucky for ten years and worked as a social worker and later at Westville Corrections as a counselor. He spent 15 years in Miami and Fort Lauderdale Florida and really enjoyed those years there. He retired from Burns Security in Louisville, Kentucky after five years of service. Dave discovered he was exposed to Agent Orange while serving in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam which ultimately led to his death. He had resided in New Albany the past year to be near his family who cared for him. He was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, AMVETS Post 9, Eagles Lodge and was of the Southern Baptist faith. Dave loved reading, studying the history of the different wars, building model airplanes, and found great enjoyment in anything Chocolate.
Survivors include his sons, Robert Bebout of Madison, Indiana, Aaron Bebout and his wife, Rebecca of Lexington, Indiana, Matt Bebout and his wife, Tabitha of New Albany, Indiana, James Bruce of New Albany, Indiana; his loving daughter, Alison Cochran of Deputy, Indiana; his life companion, Bonnie McIntosh of Elizabethtown, Indiana; his step children, Diane Duval of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Gary McIntosh of Kentucky; his grandchildren, Aaron “A.J.” Bebout, Jr. (Holley), Lashanda Maybrier, Zachary Bebout, Destiny Kelley (Deshawn), Robert “RJ” Bebout, Jr., Austin Cochran, Tristan Cochran, Austin Cochran, Autumn Cochran, Ryan Reed, Michael Andrisko (Stephanie); his great grandchildren, Kaydian Norman, Johnathan Minch, Emma Andrisko, and Dextery Kelley; his sister, Sonia Walkup and her husband, George of Evans, West Virginia; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Forrest Harold Bebout died, September 19, 1976 and his mother, Faye Ackerman Bebout died, March 5, 1962.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 25, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., by Pastor David Brown at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
A final salute with full military honors was conducted on Tuesday, June 26. at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison, Indiana by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the US Air Force Ceremonial Unit.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dave Bebout Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home and the chapel. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Brian L. Stamper, 44, of Austin, Indiana passed away Thursday, June 22, 2018 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, Indiana
Born June 26, 1973 in Scottsburg, IN, he was the son of the late Fred Stamper and Imogene (Gay) Stamper, who survives.
Survivors include: Mother: Imogene Stamper, Austin, Indiana; Sister: Mary McIntosh, Gays Creek, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by His Son: Dawson Lee Stamper, brother: Freddie Stamper and his Father: Fred Stamper
Cremation was Chosen
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
Tyler Scott Canfield, 19, of Lexington, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018 near Goodland, Indiana.
He was born on September 25, 1998 in Madison, Indiana, the son of John Harrison Canfield and Christi Bowen. Tyler graduated from Scottsburg High School in the Class of 2017. He was a service representative for Madison Auto Center and Napa Care Center in  Madison, Indiana. Tyler had also worked at numerous other places including Elliott Auto, Pizza Hut and McDonald’s in Scottsburg and Dairy Queen and Snappy’s Pizza in Brownstown, Indiana. He loved cars and especially imports. Survivors include his fiancé, Annette Hite of Salem, Indiana; mother, Christi Bowen of Brownstown, Indiana; father, John Canfield of Madison, Indiana; two sisters, Amber Hord of Madison, Indiana and Abi Bowen of Brownstown, Indiana; a brother, Skylar Bowen of Brownstown, Indiana; grandparents, Harry and Kathy Bowen of Lexington, Indiana and Virginia A. Barron of Madison, Indiana; great grandfather, Ward Bowen of Lexington, Indiana; a nephew, Domenic Hord; a niece, Nikki Durham; three aunts, Crystal May, Gretchen Canfield and Cheryl Gates (Wayne) and one uncle, Steve Canfield.
Funeral Service: was Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Franklin Cemetery near Salem, Indiana.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be given to Collins Funeral Home to help the family with the funeral expenses  c/o Collins Family Funeral Home, 465 W. McClain Ave., Scottsburg, IN 47170.  Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

William Stanley Christie, 90, of Austin, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 28, 1928 in Austin, Indiana, the son of the late Stanley Christie and Effie (Bush) Christie. Bill was married to Susie Christie, who passed away on Nov. 22, 2010. He was a retired machine operator for Cummins Engine Company at Columbus and Madison, Indiana, where he worked for 28 years.
In addition to his wife, Bill was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Christie and a son-in-law, Dave Coombs.
Survivors include three daughters, Sue Ann Eversole and husband Daniel of Melbourne Beach, Florida, Linda Francis and husband Jimmy of Deputy, Indiana and Brenda Coombs of Crothersville, Indiana; nine grandchildren, Chris and Clifton Eversole, Brent Clem (Amanda), Jennifer Flood (Kevin), Josie Chadwick (James), John Clem (Amanda), Julie Burton (Travis), Jared and Jason Francis; fourteen great grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Funeral Service were conducted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Collins Funeral Home with Matt Craig officiating.
Interment will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Austin, Indiana.
Memorial Contributions to: Alzheimer’s Research Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana. Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

Curtis Gilbert Collman III, 8, of Crothersville, IN, went to heaven at 2:43 PM on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
Born January 7, 2010, in Indianapolis, IN, he was the son of Curtis Collman II of Seymour, IN and Rachel Cook of Little York, IN.
Curtis was full of life, he enjoyed riding his bike, watching SpongeBob & Minecraft tutorials, playing with nerf guns, and playing video games. Curtis was going to be in the third grade at Crothersville Elementary.
Other survivors include, 2 brothers, Austin ”Bubby” Cook and Anthony Stacy, 1 “Sissy”, Rebekah Cook, all of Crothersville, IN, maternal great grandparents, Chester & Juanita Fletcher of Crothersville, IN, maternal grandparents, Rita Cook of Crothersville, IN and Laydene & Mary Cook of Scottsburg, IN, paternal grandparents, Curtis & Geneva Collman of Crothersville, IN, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 with visitation on Tuesday, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., all at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville. Graveside services will be conducted at Uniontown Cemetery following the funeral.
In lieu of flowers family requests expressions of sympathy may be given to Adams Funeral Home to help the family with the funeral expenses c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.

Dennis James “Red Bud” Aldridge, 69, of Milton, Kentucky died on Sunday, June 24, at 2:47 p.m. at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
He was born on August 24, 1948 in Henry County, Kentucky. He was the loving son of the late James and Angela Hawkins Aldridge. He was raised in Henry County and was a 1966 graduate of Henry County High School. Dennis was first united in marriage to Betty Lynn and they were blessed with a daughter, Deidra and he adopted, Troy, Cassandra and Charlie. Dennis was known as “Red Bud” growing up due to his red hair. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, being out on the land and the outdoors. He was later united in marriage to Janice Bernice Cope on June 5, 1993 in Carrollton, Kentucky. This union blended their two families together and they raised five daughters and eight sons. Dennis had resided the past 26 years in Trimble County. He worked thirty-five years for Arvin Meritor as a machinist before retiring in November 2009. Dennis was a man who always wanted something to do, so he worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart in Madison and with Madison Precision. He was a faithful member of Milton Christian Church where he served as a deacon.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Janice Bernice Cope Aldridge of Milton, Kentucky; his daughters, Rhonda Lipperd and her husband Robert of Versailles, Indiana, Mary Griffin of Versailles, Indiana, Pamela Ault of New Albany, Indiana, Deidra Stangle and her husband Joseph of Henry County, Kentucky, Sandra and her husband David Craddock of Phelan, California; his sons, David Ault and his wife Laura of Salem, Indiana, Donnie Ault and his companion, Sarah of Scottsburg, Indiana, Michael Ault and his wife Patricia of Brownstown, Indiana, Terry Ault of Bedford, Indiana, Troy Aldridge and his wife Rajean of Florence, Kentucky, Charlie Aldridge of Florence, Kentucky; his daughter in law, Tammy Ault of Medora, Indiana; his sister, Joan Ellegood and her husband John of Bedford, Kentucky; his nephew, William Anthony Ellegood of Edinburgh, Indiana; 48-grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 1-great great grandson; his sisters in law and brothers in law, Debbie Newbank and her husband, Steve of Austin, Indiana, Brenda Cope of Austin, Indiana, Dathma Baker and her husband, Rick of Austin, Indiana, James Cope of Milton, Kentucky, Rick Cope and his wife, Mavis of Whiteland, Indiana; Steve Hopper in Austin, Indiana; several other nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Aldridge, his mother, Angela Hawkins Aldridge, his sons, Claude Randy Ault and Earl Ault, Jr., and his grandson, Justin Ault.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 29, 2018, by Bro. Clifton Hartley at the Milton Christian Church, 35 School Hollow Road in Milton, Kentucky. Interment was in the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky

William Stanley Christie, 90, of Austin, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 28, 1928 in Austin, Indiana, the son of the late Stanley Christie and Effie (Bush) Christie. Bill was married to Susie Christie, who passed away on Nov. 22, 2010. He was a retired machine operator for Cummins Engine Company at Columbus and Madison, Indiana, where he worked for 28 years.
In addition to his wife, Bill was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Christie and a son-in-law, Dave Coombs.
Survivors include three daughters, Sue Ann Eversole and husband Daniel of Melbourne Beach, Florida, Linda Francis and husband Jimmy of Deputy, Indiana and Brenda Coombs of Crothersville, Indiana; nine grandchildren, Chris and Clifton Eversole, Brent Clem (Amanda), Jennifer Flood (Kevin), Josie Chadwick (James), John Clem (Amanda), Julie Burton (Travis), Jared and Jason Francis; fourteen great grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Funeral Service was Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Collins Funeral Home with Matt Craig officiating.
Interment will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Austin, Indiana. Memorial Contributions to: Alzheimer’s Research Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana. Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

Ruby Doane, 94, of Borden, Indiana passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Sellersburg Health & Rehabilitation Center in Sellersburg, Indiana
Born December 1, 1923 in Elizabeth, IN, she was the daughter of the late Claude Kintner and Jesse () Kintner. She married Harry Doane who passed away Sept. 14, 2012. She was a homemaker and a member of Austin Christian Church
Survivors include: Daughters: Pat (Marvin) Broady, Borden, Indiana; Ruth (Larry) Murphy, Jonesville, IN; Betty (Richard) Baxter, Scottsburg, Indiana; Brother: Carl Kintner, Indiana Grandchildren: Sharon (Lewis), James (Wendy), Andy, Les (Brittney), Daniel (Rose), Matt, Bryan, David (Angle), Gary, Dawn, Becky, Jennifer,Rachel and Marie.
She was preceded in death by parents, husband, Harry Doane, Son: Charles Done, Brothers, Sam, Nelson and Kenneth Kintner and sister, Mary Bray.
Funeral Service was Wednesday, June 27, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Pastor Dave Huey officiating.
Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin, Indiana.
Memorial Contributions: Austin Christian Church Austin, IN
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.

Christina Reister, 45, of Charlestown, IN, passed away at 9:54 AM, Sunday, June 24, 2018 at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY.
She was born October 27, 1972 in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of William White and Lola (Gibson) White, who survive in Henryville, IN. Christina was a 1991 Henryville High School graduate. She was employed for over five years at the Memphis McDonalds as a manager. She attended the Henryville Church of God, loved photography, traveling, mowing grass, flower gardening, butterflies, and nature. She was an extremely giving person. She, her husband Matt, their friends and family have worked the last several years collecting toys and baby items to distribute to kids in the hospital on Christmas morning, otherwise known as, “Direct Link to a Smile”. All of the items were donated in memory of their son, Joseph Reister, who passed away on October 16, 2011. Christina made one last selfless donation, she an organ donor and will help many others in need with these gifts. On April 3, 2009 in Jeffersonville, IN, she married Matt Reister who survives in Charlestown, IN.
Other survivors include 4 children, Allen McCowan, William Reister, Nicholas Wojton, and Kassie White, 3 granddaughters, Kira Huckleberry, Kailey Meek, and Josie Meek, siblings, Tony White of Underwood and Marina Hagan of Lexington, IN, mothers and father in law, Bill (Marjorie Morris) Reister, of Salem, IN, mother in law, Linda (Looney) Browder, of Henryville, IN, brother in law, Jason Reister, many friends and family members.
She was preceded in death by her two sons, Joseph and Andrew Christopher Reister, 3 precious angels, and 1 brother, Timmy White.
Pastor Leon Armstrong conducted funeral services on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville.
After the funeral services, cremation was entrusted to the Adams’ and burial of the cremains will be in Clarks Chapel Cemetery.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy may be given to Adams Family Funeral Home to help the Reister family with the funeral expenses c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson, St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com

Russell D. Bush, 66, of Scottsburg, Indiana, passed away sud denly on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on April 27, 1952 in Seymour, Indiana, the son of the late Marvin D. “Bud” Bush and Margaret L. (Hawn) Bush. Russell graduated from Salem High School and then earned his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University Southeast. He was a farmer and also retired Director of Student Computing at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Indiana.
Prior to working at IUS, he spent 21 years the IT Department at Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, Indiana. Russell enjoyed collecting models of WW II Aircraft and learning about WW II era history.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Donna M. Martin.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Janice F. (Fischer) Bush; two daughters, April Burgess and husband Donavon Burgess of Little York, Indiana and Yvonne Bush and husband Benjamin Skylar Wells of Madison, Alabama; two grandsons, Benjamen and Damian Burgess; six nieces, Carrie, Holly, Beth, Cara and Dawn, Virginia and one nephew, Michael.
Cremation services were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana. A Memorial Service was Friday, June 29, 2018 at Collins Funeral Home.

Deborah Carol Meeks Bequeret, 61, of Austin, Indiana passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at University Of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky
Born October 1, 1956 in Scottsburg, IN, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Pauline (Barger) Meeks.
Deborah retired from Tri-Hawk after 16 years and she was a member of Church of the New Covenant in Austin, Indiana. She really enjoyed traveling, doing Geneology, and she also enjoyed coloring and most of all she loved her family.
She is survived by her husband Keith Bequeret Austin, IN, 2 sons Greg Bequeret, of Austin, IN. Barry (Jessica) Bequeret, of Scottsburg IN, grandchildren Ethan Bequeret, Sierra Bequeret, Abby & Zoe Bequeret, Molly, Ian, and Gavin Ashby, 1 sister Karen (Kevin) McCaffery, of Bloomington, IN and 1 brother Martin (Sara) Meeks, of Orangeburg, SC.
She was preceded in death by her son, Kevin Bequeret, a brother, Melvin Meeks, and her parents.
Funeral Service was Friday, June 29, 2018 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Brother Don Eldridge officiating.
Burial was at Scaffold Lick Cemetery in Blocher, IN.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.

Steven W. Toppe, 63, of Seymour, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Schneck Medical Center.
He was born on April 29, 1955 in Seymour, Indiana, the son of William D. and Marian Lou (Young) Toppe. Steve was a laborer for Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing in Walesboro, Indiana for the last 8 years. Prior to working at Toyota, he was a longtime employee of Sylvania in Seymour, Indiana.
Steve had an infectious laugh and was a valued and loyal friend. He liked to travel and study Native American and old Western History.
. Survivors include two sons, Jeremy Toppe and wife Jaime of Lexington, Indiana and Steven Toppe and wife Peggy of Austin, Indiana; his parents, Bill and Marian Toppe of Prospect, Kentucky; two sisters, Marsha Falk of Lake Forest, California and Debbie Murphy and husband Mike of Louisville, Kentucky; a brother, Bryan Toppe and wife Tammy of Prospect, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Kyle, Lucas and Landon Toppe and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial Contributions: Uniontown Cemetery c/o Collins Funeral Home, 465 W. McClain Ave., Scottsburg, Indiana 47170. Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.