Leroy Curtis White

Leroy Curtis White, 86, of Portsmouth passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth.  He was born May 14, 1934 in Portsmouth to the late Curtis and Ida Mae (Craft) White.  Leroy retired from Dayton Walther Foundry in Portsmouth where he worked as an electrician. Leroy is survived by two sisters,…

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Patty Jean Howard

Patty Jean Howard, 76, of Portsmouth passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at Southern Ohio Medical Center.  She was born on September 1, 1944 in Portsmouth to the late Amon and Marie (Sparks) Howard. Patty attended the Lucasville Church of God.  She loved doing crafts, shopping and taking care of her grandchildren. Patty is survived…

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Vivian Marie Lewis Simmering

Vivian Marie Lewis Simmering, 90, of South Webster died Monday January 11, 2021. She was the daughter of  Ella Hale Lewis and Sam Lewis. She was married to Raymond Simmering and worked in the family business until it closed in 2003. Vivian was preceded in death by her husband Raymond, her parents Sam and Ella…

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Brian Keith Shultz

Brian Keith Shultz, 37 of Greenfield, formerly of West Portsmouth died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at his home. He was born September 13, 1983 in Portsmouth to the late Bryan Scott Shultz and Elisabeth Glass Shultz who survives.   Along with his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Janet and Glenn…

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Peggy Ann White

Peggy Ann White, 70, of Minford, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at the James Cancer Center in Columbus. She was born January 8, 1951 in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Charles and Virginia Margaret Hale Manchester. Peggy was a 1969 Portsmouth High School graduate and she had worked retail for the former Heck’s…

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Vaughn Edwin Munn

Vaughn Edwin Munn, 85, of Lucasville passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at his residence. Born April 15, 1935 in Scioto County, a son of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Rickey Munn, and was a former employee of the Coke Plant in New Boston. Vaughn was a member of the United Steel Workers 2116 and…

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Charles Eugene Hall

Charles Eugene Hall, 43 of Minford passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 in Beaver. He was born March 18, 1977 in Bucyrus, Ohio, a son of Charles (Brenda) Hall and the late Linda Gibson Cooley. In addition to his father, he is survived by fourteen children, Elizabeth (Salina) Hall, Charles “CJ” (Desaka) Hall, Charles “Jay”…

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Ronda Tway Pauley

Ronda Tway Pauley, 70, of Chillicothe, Ohio passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her home.  She was born August 5, 1950 in Pike County, Ohio to the late Rollin and Marjorie Householder Tway.  On October 14, 1982 she was united in marriage to Chris Pauley who survives.  Also surviving are a son, Joshua Oyer…

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Kimberly Jo Copas

Kimberly Jo Copas, 62 of West Portsmouth died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at her home.  She was born July 28, 1958 in Portsmouth to the late Bobby Copas and Judy Newman Hunt.    She was a 1976 graduate of Portsmouth West High School.  She worked for the Portsmouth City Schools as the head custodian and was the…

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David Lee Bays

David Lee Bays, 73, of Wheelersburg passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at SOMC in Portsmouth. David was born in Portsmouth, OH, December 30, 1947 to the late John Willard Bays and Doris Lee Davis Bays. David was a high school graduate and worked for Giovanni’s as a cook. He was a U.S. Navy veteran…

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