Obituaries — 8/6/13
Ronald Joseph (Joe) Lauder, 75, of Wheelersburg, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at King’s Daughter Medical Center in Ashland, Ky. He was a son of the late Bernard and Sylvia (Doans) Lauder. He was born June 12, 1938, in West Portsmouth and graduated from Portsmouth West High School in 1956. He attended Ohio University.
He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Sciotoville and was finance chairman for many years. He was also a member of Western Sun Masonic Lodge, F& A M #91 in Wheelersburg, and the Portsmouth Scottish Rite.
He was also a member of the Wheelersburg Order of the Eastern Star. He also coached Little League Baseball in Sciotoville in the 1970s. He served six years in the Army Reserves and was so proud to serve his country. He retired from McGinnis, Inc. in South Point in 1998 as executive vice president.
He enjoyed collecting river relics. He was also a member of the Propeller Club at the port of Huntington and had served as its president.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Phyllis (Butler) Lauder; a son, Ron Lauder, Jr., (Emily) of Madison, Ala.; two grandchildren, Landon Lauder of Russell, Ky. and Caroline Lauder of Madison, Ala. He is also survived by a sister, Patty Ridgeway of New Boston. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Sara Webster and Judith Hall; and two brothers, Bill Lauder and James Lauder. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and a special feline friend, Allie.
He loved feeding and watching the wild animals and birds in his back yard, going golfing with the Old Timers, traveling with family and friends, and boating. He loved growing roses and the many flowers found in his yard, but the light of his life was his two grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held p.m. Thursday at the Christ United Methodist Church in Sciotoville, with Caleb LaFond officiating, with interment at Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, with military graveside rites by the James Irwin Post 622 and the William A. Baker Post 363.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Swick-Bussa-Chamberlin Funeral Home in Wheelersburg,where Scottish Rite and Masonic Services will be held beginning at 7 p.m. These services are open to everyone and all are urged to attend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald J. Lauder Memorial Fund at Christ United Methodist Church, 5731 Gallia St., Sciotoville, OH 45662. Online condolences may be made towww.swickbussachamberlin.com
Robert E. Horn, 64, of Oak Hill, formerly of Ironton, passed Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at his residence. The Lawrence County native was born Aug. 21, 1948, the son of the late Harry E. Horn and Geneva Lucille Conley Horn.
Mr. Horn attended Dawson-Bryant High School in Coal Grove and was of the Baptist faith. He was a retired truck driver for J.B. Hunt Transportation and a former employee of the Ironton Iron Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother Gary Horn.
He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, John R. and Julie Horn or Ironton; daughter and son-in-law, Bobbi Jean and Dean Nance of Ironton; two grandchildren, Sidney Payne and Ryan Payne, both of Ironton; brother and sister-in-law, Arnold and Joretta Horn of Ironton; brother, Lee Horn of St. George, Utah; brother, Jim Horn of Orlando, Fla.; brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Penny Horn of Orlando; and brother, Tim Horn of Columbus.
Friends may call Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Woodland Cemetery with James Matney officiating. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
James E. Callicoat, 56, of Amanda, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at the Pickering House. He was born May 15, 1957, in Willow Wood and was the son of the late James O. and Wanda (Vititoe) Callicoat. James was a retired independent truck driver, an avid outdoorsman and a dedicated family man.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Carol (Smith) Callicoat; daughter, Cristen (Shawn) Leppert of Lancaster; son, Cristopher Callicoat of Zanesville; brothers, Mike (Louise) Callicoat of Wilgus and Roger (Cathy) Callicoat of Willow Wood; sisters, Penny Barnhart and Beverly (Dewey) Woodruff both of Willow Wood and Benna (Glen) Grube of Scottown and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an uncle with whom he grew up with, Thomas Vititoe.
Cremation has taken place and no services will be observed. Arrangements are being handled with care by the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda. Kind notes of condolence may be made to the family at www.mytaylorfuneralhome.com.
Joe C. Jenkins, 40, of Ironton, passed away Aug. 4, 2013, at his residence. The Lawrence County native was born Dec. 11, 1972, the son of the late Charles and Beverly Kay Corbin Jenkins.
Joe attended Rock Hill High School and enjoyed music, fishing and hunting.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Shaylee Dillon.
He is survived by a son, Joseph Jenkins of South Point; three brothers, David Jenkins, Scottie Jenkins and Chris Jenkins, all of Ironton; and a sister, Angela Martin of Waterloo.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home with Brother Jack Pemberton officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence Furnace Cemetery and visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Kenny Corbin, Terry Corbin, Robert Corbin, Tom Jenkins, Scott Jenkins and Greg Jenkins. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
Patricia D. Armstrong, 77, of South Point, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at his Huntington Hospice House, Huntington, W.Va. Arrangements are pending at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home.
Nora G Thompson-See, 86 of Flatwoods. Ky., died on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Ky.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods with Pastor Larry Puryear.
Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods. Online condolences may be left at carmanfuneral.com