Published 11:45 am Thursday, September 20, 2018

James Linthicum Sr.

James Henry Linthicum Sr., 91, of Burlington, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at his residence on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. He was born in Huntington, West Virginia to the late Arthur and Isabelle Linthicum.
He was preceded in death by two siblings, William Linthicum and Alice Booker; his loving wives, Eva Jones Linthicum (the mother of his four children), and his second wife, Mom Ruth Minnis Linthicum; a daughter, Vera Jean Linthicum; a son, Marvin Thomas Linthicum; and two grandsons, Marcel Linthicum and Charles Lamont Linthicum.
James was a devoted member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Ironton, where he was a deacon, layman, choir member, trustee and all around servant for the Lord. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Special Metals after 17 years of service.
Survivors include his daughter, Janet Perkins, of South Point; two sons, James (Tina) Linthicum, of Roanoke, Virginia, and Charles (Barbara) Linthicum, of Burlington; one sister, Virginia Linthicum Harris, of Huntington, West Virginia; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Ironton, with pastor Melvin Freeman officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church.
Interment with military honors will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences to the family may be expressed at


Jay Harmon

Sept. 13, 1952 — Sept. 18, 2018

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Jay Harmon, 66, of New Albany, formerly of Ironton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Harmon was born Sept. 13, 1952, in Lawrence County, a son to the late Willard J. and Cleo Marjorie (Jenkins) Harmon. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 29 years, Jongkolne “Jane” Harmon, who passed away March 2, 2016.
Mr. Harmon was a 1970 graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School. Jay was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. After serving his country, he went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Columbus Technical College. Jay retired from the Ohio State University in 2016 as an engineer. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #198.
He is survived by a son, Peter Harmon; two daughters, Christina Harmon and Victoria Harmon; granddaughter, Sophia Harmon; and two brothers, Jeff Harmon and Joel “Jody” (Linda) Harmon.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, Ironton, with pastor Jim Beals officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery with military graveside rites. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. To offer the Harmon family online condolences, please visit


Gary Daugherty

May 18, 1939 — Sept. 15, 2018

Gary Lee Daugherty passed away peacefully on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, with his devoted family at his side. He was born May 18, 1939, in Ironton, to Woodrow and Mabel (Akers) Daugherty, both of whom preceded him in death, along with his wife, Karen Newmeyer Daugherty; and sister, Anna Kay Fritz.
Gary worked for Smith Electronics in Florida, where his knowledge and expertise in connecting and installation of marine communication devices on yachts and other vessels enabled him to have an excellent reputation among colleagues, sailors and other seafarers that he met. Gary proudly served in the National Guard for six years, and was proud to serve his country.
Gary is survived by his daughter, Kathy Daugherty and Oscar Hernandez, of Terrell, Texas; grandson, Oscar Hernandez Jr.; brothers, Ralph Daugherty and wife, Debbie, of Ironton, Bill Daugherty, of Okeechobee, Florida; sister, and Linda Bailey, of Franklin Furnace.
Gary will be laid to rest with his wife at Riverside Memorial Park in Jupiter, Florida.


Richard Quisenberry

Richard Gene Quisenberry “Tiny,” 62, of South Point, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.