Obituaries – 9/17/12

Published 10:17 am Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Donald Arthur

Aug. 24, 1935 — Sept. 16, 2012

Donald Eugene Arthur, 77 of Ironton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at his residence. The Coal Grove native was born Aug. 24, 1935, the son of the late James and Bernice Legg Arthur. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nell Rose Haas Arthur, whom he married Jan. 11, 1958. Mr. Arthur attended Dawson-Bryant High School and was a former employee for Allied Chemical and Wilson’s Sporting Goods. He attended the Community Tabernacle in Coal Grove and was a member of the Pepsi Cola Bowling League. He enjoyed every kind of sport, fishing, and spending time with the family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, George Anderson, Charlie Arthur, and Raymond Arthur; and two sisters, Ernestine Hunley and Leona Gilliland.

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In addition to his wife, he is survived by four nieces, Geraldine Reed of Huntington, W.Va., Carol Hunley of Coal Grove, Jan Lievee of Ironton and Mary Hitchcock of Coal Grove; two nephews, Paul David Rase and his wife, Beth Rase of Ironton and Patrick Dean Rase and his wife, Jennifer Rase of Georgetown, Ky.; four sisters-in-law, Pat Arthur of Coal Grove, Wilma Jean Rase and her husband, Patrick Henry Rase of Ironton and Norma Duty and her husband Harold Duty of Pine Grove and Ruth Haas of Brazil, Ind.; four great nieces, Erica Blankenship of Charleston, S.C., Marlee Slack of Chesapeake, and, Karlie Rase and Kaylie Rase, both of Ironton; and two great nephews: Jonathan Rase and Nathaniel Rase ,both of Georgetown,

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Rase officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Richie Slack, Paul Rase, Danny Haas, Harold Duty and Bill Reed. To offer condolences to the family, please visit



Edward Hasenauer

March 7, 1937 — Sept. 17, 2012

Edward P. Hasenauer, 75, of Ironton died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at Community Hospice Care Center. He was born March 7, 1937. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Watterson Council 1405 Ironton, and a member of Elks Lodge #177. He was retired from Armco Steel Ashland Works. He was preceded by his father and mother, John and Essie Justice Hasenauer.

Survivors include two sons Michael (Kim) Hasenauer and Vincent (Debbie) Hasenauer, all of Ironton; one daughter Susan (James) Bowman of Jacksonville, Fla.; 10 grandchildren, USAF S. Sgt. Aaron M. Hasenauer of Bellevue, Neb., Mallory K. Hasenauer of Ironton, Haley S. Hasenauer and Myka L. Hasenauer, both of Ashland, Ky., James B. (Amanda) Bowman and Bethany Bowman, both of Ashland, Ky., Scotty Bowman of Jacksonville, and, Robert V. Hasenauer, Alec D. Hasenauer, and Lori Jo Hasenauer, all of Ironton.

Funeral Mass will be at noon Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father David Huffman officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at O’Keefe-Baker Funeral Home. Memorials can be made to Community Hospice 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY. 41101.


Jack Bailey

Jack Anthony “Tony” Bailey, 55, of Flatwoods, Ky., died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at his residence.  Funeral will be at 1p.m. Wednesday at Bailey Family Funeral Home with Rev. Jonathan Bailey officiating.  Entombment will be at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods. Visitation from 11 a.m. until funeral time.  For online condolences and webcasting of the funeral, visit