Obituaries

Darrin M. “Bubber” Johnson, 36, of Portsmouth, Ohio, passed away, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in Portsmouth, Ohio. Darrin was born April 28, 1983 in Portsmouth, a son of Karen Davis and the late Stuart Marshall Johnson. Along with his father he is preceded in death by his step father, John Davis. He is survived by…

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Robin M. Jennings

Robin M. Jennings, age 61, of Wheelersburg, OH, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at SOMC Hospice.  She was born January 15, 1958 in Portsmouth.  Robin was a graduate of Wheelersburg High School, class of 1976, attended Shawnee State for two years, and was a retired employee of GTE/Verizon, Portsmouth, OH. She was the loving…

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Cathy Days

Heaven gained another good one…. Cathy Days, 55 of Lucasville, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 at her residence. She was born November 12, 1963 in Pontiac, Michigan a daughter of Randolph (Charlene) Bartley of Minford and the late Amanda Wicker Bartley.Cathy was a former Office Manager for Heartland of Portsmouth, a member of the New…

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Gladys Marie Johnson Nelson

Gladys Marie Johnson Nelson, 82, formerly of Sciotoville, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati.  Born on November 8, 1936 in Portsmouth, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Dott Black Rhoten and was a retired executive secretary for the Scioto County Board of M.R.D.D. Gladys was a proud member of…

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Bronna Jean Seibert

Bronna Jean Seibert, 86, of Portsmouth, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at home. She was born October 26, 1932, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Homard Logan and Sarah Marie Cumby Logan.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, a retired Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a member of RSVP and a…

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Wells R. Basham

Wells R. Basham, Age 86, of Sciotoville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth.  He was born on April 10, 1933 in Porter Township to Glenn and Dora (Bolander) Basham Vickers.  Wells was a 1951 graduate of East High School and went on to work in…

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Billy Edward Bocook, Jr.

Billy Edward Bocook, Jr. 56, of Wheelersburg, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Medical Center in Kentucky. Billy was born August 1, 1962 in Portsmouth, Ohio to Gale Wright Bocook and the late Billy Edward Bocook. Billy was owner of Bocook’s Garage where he also worked as a mechanic. He…

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Rosemary Marcum

Rosemary Marcum, 80, of Wheelersburg passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019. She was a daughter of Ernest and Dollie (Keller) Sexton. She is survived by a son, Brad (Meg) Marcum, daughters, Penny Marcum and Nancy Marcum, a grandson, Nate Marcum and many special friends she considered family. Per Rosemary’s request there will be no funeral…

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Shannon Staggs age 41 years of West Union, Ohio passed away Sunday July 14, 2019. Shannon was born on January 4, 1978 the son of Paul Craig Staggs and Connie Shultz in Portsmouth, Ohio. He was preceded by grandparents Edgar and Sarah Shultz, Paul and Gladys Staggs, Marianne Spriggs; brother Brad Edgar Staggs, sister Megan…

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Gary F. Skaggs

Gary F. “Butch” Skaggs, 75 of West Portsmouth died Sunday, July 14, 2019 at SOMC Hospice.  He was born November 28, 1943 in Portsmouth to the late Willie Everett and Bertha Skaggs. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Phillip and Robert Skaggs.  He was a retired laborer and a…

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