July 23, 2014

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Myron Lee Doan, 64 Print E-mail

Myron Lee Doan, 64, of Butler, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Edgewood.

He was born on August 10, 1949 to Mary McDaniel and the late Clyde Doan, was an elder and music director at Mt. Moriah Christian Church, a member of the Falmouth Rotary Club, president of the Pendleton County Education Foundation and very active in the community and government. Most notably, he was retired from Morehead State University as Dean of Students and cheerleading coach. After completing his Bachelors in music and Masters Degree from MSU he worked at the campus radio station and later named assistant to the vice president of student life. He worked his way up to assistant dean of students and later became dean of students. In 1979 he became the coach of the co-ed cheerleading squad and in 1988 Morehead won their first national championship under him. During his career they captured 13 national championships. An all girl squad was added in 1994 and he coached them to six national titles.  Myron's career was one of the most celebrated in the world of collegiate cheerleading. In 2006 the gymnastics center at MSU was named "The Myron Doan Cheer Practice Room" in his honor. He was named Cheerleading Magazines Coach of the Year in 2002 and was inducted into the MSU Alumni Hall of Fame in 2004 and then retired the same year.

Surviving are mother, Mary McDaniel Doan, Falmouth; brother, David (Karen) Doan, Cold Spring; niece, Amanda (Jim) Gastright; nephew, Matthew (Emily) Barker; great nieces and nephews, Brendan Barker, Liam Barker, Norah Barker, Mitchell Gastright, Jacob Gastright and special friends, James Joyce and Carl Blackburn.

Visitation will take place from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Pendleton County High School gymnasium with funeral services at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014 also in the gymnasium with Bro. Darrell Breeden officiating and Woodhead Funeral Home serving the family. Pallbearers for the service will be James Moore, Billy Humphrey, Ryan McGovern, Scott Bell, Tony Nash, Jared Young, Mark McTague, Ron Pies and Craig Munte. Honorary pallbearers will be current and former cheerleaders.

Interment will take place at the Short Creek Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Mt. Moriah Christian Church Building Fund, 314 Hwy 17 N., Butler, KY 41006.

Online condolences may be sent to www.woodheadfuneralhome.com.

 
Della Hamilton Fossett, 81 Print E-mail

Della Hamilton Fossett, 81, of Butler, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the River Valley Nursing Home.

She was born in Pendleton County on March 30, 1933 to the late John C. and Ethel Wright Hamilton, was a member of the Flour Creek Christian Church, worked for many years as a legal secretary for Dean and Best, Pendleton County and was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

Preceding her in death, in addition to parents, were husband, James Fossett and sister, Norma Hamilton Cummins.

Surviving are brother, Carl Hamilton; nephew, Dale Allen Cummins and nieces, Dian Cummins Ludlow, Vivian Collins and Carla Riley.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 23, 2014 at the Peoples Funeral Home, Butler.

Interment took place at the Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth.

Memorials, if desired, are suggested to the Flour Creek Christian Church, 1109 Hwy 177, Butler, KY, 41006.

 
Conner Coldwell, 15 months Print E-mail

Conner Ray Joseph Pierce Coldwell, 15 months, of Cincinnati, formerly of Pendleton County, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 at his home.

He was born in Cincinnati on February 28, 2014 to Marsha White and Patrick Coldwell.

Surviving, in addition to parents, are grandparents, Marty and Wendy White and brother, Sionn Coldwell.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Peoples Funeral Home, Butler with memorial services following at 8 p.m., also at the funeral home.

Memorials, if desired, are suggested to  the Cincinnati Children's Cancer and Blood Disease Institute, 3334 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229.

 
Ruby Elrod Moore, 90 Print E-mail

Ruby Elrod Moore, 90, of Ft. Wright, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at her daughter’s home.

She was born in Bracken County on February 10, 1924, was a 1942 graduate of Brooksville High School, married James Leroy Moore who preceded her in death on February 3, 2001 after 56 years of marriage, worked for Central Trust Bank/PNC for 31 years in Cincinnati, was a member of the Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, Covington, and she was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Surviving are daughter, Brenda (Ronald "Pic") Piccirillo, Ft. Wright; five step-grandchildren; 12 step-great-grandchildren; five step-great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, with Bro. Wilton Shelton officiating and Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, serving the family.

Interment took place at the Neave Cemetery, Bracken County.

Memorials are suggested to the Ashland Avenue Baptist Church or the Neave Cemetery, c/o Carol Polley, 1093 Wallace Road, Falmouth, KY, 41040.

Online condolences may be sent to www.woodheadfuneralhome.com.

 
Gilbert McIntosh, 69 Print E-mail

Gilbert McIntosh, 69, of Verona, passed away June 18, 2014 in Edgewood, Ky.

Surviving are sons, Gilbert Lynn McIntosh (Anna), Walton, Douglas Ray McIntosh (Lisa), DeMossville and David Lee McIntosh (Paula), Georgetown; step-son, Daryl Wayne McIntosh, Louisville; brother, Arnold McIntosh, Crittenden; sisters, Cindy McIntosh Nolasco, Williamstown and Sophia Meece, Florence; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home.

Interment took place at the New Bethel Cemetery.

 
Melburn C. Hargett, 86 Print E-mail

Melburn C. Hargett, 86, of Silver Grove, (long time resident of Pendleton County) passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at his home.

He was born in Foster on February 24, 1928 to the late Homer and Edna Crawford Hargett, was a member of Flagg Springs Baptist Church and a World War II Veteran of the United States Army.

Preceding him in death, in addition to parents, were wife, Ruth (Dunn) Hargett; granddaughter, Tammy Lynn Hargett; brothers, Eugene, Wilburn, Edgar, James and Richard and sisters, Lucille, Ilene, Louise, Dorothy and Bobbie Jo.

Surviving are children, Nancy (Don) Chandler, Dale Hargett, Kathy Hargett, Darlene (Paul) Lee, Ilene (Ray) Shields, Teresa (Larry) Workman and Dan (Karen) Hargett; brother, Joseph "Pete;" sisters, Ann Trapp, Leona Tapp; 18 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Peoples Funeral Home, Butler.

Interment took place at the Butler Cemetery under full military honors.

Memorials, if desired, are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 6612 Dixie Hwy. Suite 2A, Florence KY, 41042.

 
Kenneth “Corkey” Schuerman, 76 Print E-mail

Kenneth (Corkey) Schuerman, 76, of California, Ky., passed away at his home.

Arrangements are pending at the Peoples Funeral Home.

 
Military services held for Miles Print E-mail

American Legion Post 109 and V.F.W. Post 1978 and D.A.V. Post members held full military services for Mr. Harold Whitaker Miles at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery on April 26, 2014.

Mr. Miles served in the United States Army in the Korean War.

To Harold Whitaker Miles we honor and salute you.

To the family we offer sympathy.

American Legion Post 109 and V.F.W. Post 1978 and D.A.V. Post members present were Bruce Westbrook, Ken Wrobleski, Donald Steele, Jim Sharp, Charles Biddle, Larry Fields, Joe Klar, Omer Bentle, Ronnie Bay, Sam Hodge, Bob Gulick, Phil Hedges, Dan Woodhead and Shelby McDowell.

Taps was played by Sam Hodge.

Another veteran was laid to rest.

 
Military services held for Thompson Print E-mail

American Legion Post 109 and V.F.W. Post 1978 and D.A.V. Post members held full military services for Mr. Bernie Thompson at the Riverside Cemetery on May 31, 2014.

Mr. Thompson served in the United States Army in World War II and received many medals and honors.

To Mr. Bernie Thompson we honor and salute you.

To the family we offer sympathy.

American Legion Post 109 and V.F.W. Post 1978 and D.A.V. Post members present were Donald Steele, Joe Klar, Jim Sharp, Charles Biddle, Phil Hedges, James Haley, Nick Errico, Ronnie Bay, Bob Gulick, Richard Colvin, Sam Hodge, Larry Fields and Shelby McDowell.

Taps was played by Sam Hodge.

Another veteran was laid to rest.

 
Military services held for Fitzgerald Print E-mail

American Legion Post 109 and V.F.W. Post 1978 and D.A.V. Post members held full military services for Mr. Wayne Fitzgerald at the Battle Grove Cemetery on May 16, 2014.

Mr. Fitzgerald served in the United States Navy in World War II.

To Mr. Wayne Fitzgerald we honor and salute you.

To the family we offer sympathy.

American Legion Post 109 and V.F.W. Post 1978 and D.A.V. Post members present were Ken Wrobleski, Ernie Collins, Jim Sharp, Charles Biddle, Ronnie Bay, Bob Gulick, Richard Colvin, Omer Bentle, Larry Fields and Shelby McDowell.

Taps was played by Jim Sharp.

Another veteran was laid to rest.

 
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