Obituaries

Donald C. Hunt

Donald C. Hunt, 82, of Clarktown, passed away on January 14, 2020 at the SOMC Hospice Care Center in Portsmouth, Ohio. He was born on February 12, 1937 in Portsmouth, Ohio the son of the late Edward C.  and Mary Belle May Hunt. He is survived by two daughters, Kathy Cook of Columbus, Vikki (Larry) Smith…

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Patrick Curtiss

Patrick Curtiss, 74, of Columbus, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 in Westerville. He was born Dec. 31, 1945 in Portsmouth, a son of the late Ralph Orville and Dorothy Mae Mays Curtiss. Patrick retired after 30 years at G.E. in Worthington where he was a machinist and grinder. He had formerly worked at JC…

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Kenneth H. Holsinger

Kenneth H. Holsinger, 78 of Friendship died Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at his home.  He was born April 2, 1941 in Portsmouth to the late Earl and Frances Schiltz Holsinger.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Sue Holsinger whom he married September 1, 1962, a brother, George Holsinger,…

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James Edward Neace, Sr.

James Edward Neace Sr., 75, of Lucasville, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at VAMC Chillicothe.    He was born May 7, 1944 in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Jasper and Ora Kiser Neace.    Jim was a Laborer and farmer and a Viet Nam Era US Navy veteran.    He is survived by one daughter, Vera Sue…

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Rev. Delbert Jordan

Rev. Delbert Jordan, 86, of Portsmouth, went to his heavenly home Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the SOMC Hospice Center. He was born September 30, 1933 in Carter County, KY, a son of the late Albert Francis and Pearlie McGinnis Jordan. Delbert pastored several local churches, the last being Bible Chapel in West Portsmouth. In…

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IRENE W. “JUNE” BROWN

WHEELERSBURG – Irene W. “June” Brown, age 93, of Wheelersburg, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth.  She was born September 28, 1926 in Portsmouth to Robert Lee and Anna (Parsley) Wilson. June received her Bachelor of Education degree from Ohio University and taught Math and Science…

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Bradford L. Monroe

Bradford L. Monroe, 45, of Portsmouth, died Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at his home.  Born on November 10, 1974, he was a son of the Walt and Jeanie Hoffman Monroe. Brad is also survived by a daughter, Peyton Madison Monroe; two brothers, Kevin (Beth) Monroe and Chad (Misty) Monroe; chosen sisters, Ashley (Tim) Brown and…

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Stephen W. Skeens, Sr.

Stephen W. Skeens, Sr., 69, of North Moreland, died Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at the SOMC Hospice Center.  Born on January 11, 1950, he was a son of Clarence Skeens, Jr. and Virginia Bush Skeens and was a retired salesman. Steve was an avid outdoorsman. Surviving are his wife, Alesia Smoot Skeens, two sons, Stephen…

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Olberrt Trusty

Olbert Trusty, 81, of Sciotoville, died Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Southern Ohio Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE.

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Barbara Jean Johnson, 69, of Stockdale passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at SOMC Hospice. Born December 24, 1950 in Hamilton, Ohio, a daughter of the late John L. and Ruby (Judd) Davis, she was a homemaker and a member of Hamilton Glades Free Will Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Paul R. Johnson;…

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