Obituaries

Geralyn Frances White

Geralyn Frances White, 56, of Rosemount, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the James Cancer Center at the OSU-Wexner Medical Center. She was born in Creighton, PA, August 12, 1962, a daughter of Francis Joseph Napierkowski of Portsmouth and the late Shirley Rose Valasek Napierkowski. Geralyn was a member of St. Mary’s Church and…

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Harold Wayne Hayslip, Sr.

Harold Wayne Hayslip Sr., 67 of Stout died Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Southern Ohio Medical Center.  He was born October 29, 1951 in Portsmouth to the late William Robert and Anna (Moore) Hayslip who survives.  Along with his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Robert Hayslip Sr., a brother, William…

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Martha Lou Gilbert

Martha Lou Gilbert, 84, of Minford, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Rosemount Pavilion. Born January 25, 1935 in Beaver, a daughter of the late Robert and Birdie Webb Estep, she was a 1953 graduate of Stockdale High School, was a former employee of Goodyear Atomic, Portsmouth Bank, Star Bank and First Star Bank,…

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Keith Anthony Childers

Keith Anthony Childers, 59, of Lucasville, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at SOMC Hospice. Born April 13, 1959 in Portsmouth, a son of Betty Lintz Childers and the late Gaylen Lee Childers, he was a machinist, truck driver and a member of the Brothers of the Wheel Motorcycle Club. He loved to hunt, fish,…

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Dewayne Eddie Scaggs

Dewayne Eddie Scaggs, 51, of Peebles, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019 as a result of an accident.  He was born in Chillicothe, Ohio son of the late Amos Woodrow Scaggs and Lydia Mae Tackett Zimmerman of Waverly, Ohio.  He is survived by a daughter, Lesley Scaggs and Ryan Rodgers of Waverly; two…

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Robert Lee Scowden

Robert Lee Scowden, 82, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 at the OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born November 25, 1936 in Idaho, Ohio to the late Harold Scowden and Virginia Beekman Scowden.  In 1959 he was united in marriage to Betty Pollard Scowden who survives.  Also surviving is a sister,…

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Robert Michael Alexander

Robert Michael Alexander, 47, of Lucasville, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019. He was born January 16, 1971 in Portsmouth, a son of Bob Alexander of Lucasville and the late Sharon Kay Thomas Alexander. Mikey was a former heavy equipment operator for the former New Boston Coke Plant and Rail Tech Company and a 1989…

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Jack E. Beebe

Jack E. Beebe, 97, of Lucasville, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Southern Ohio Medical Center. He was born September 16, 1921, in Centralia, Illinois to Everett and Dolores Fink Beebe. Jack was an honorable gentleman in the US Navy during World War II, 1942-1945, as ship fitter 1st class.…

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Gerald Nelson

Gerald Nelson, fought for as long as he could to stay with his family, until the Lord called him home, April 7, 2019 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Gerald was born on March 16, 1932 to the late, William Loar and Sarah Elizabeth Nelson of Jackson, Ohio. Along with his parents he was preceded…

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John B. Bentley

John B. Bentley, 67, of Sciotoville, died suddenly Monday, April 8, 2019 in the Southern Ohio Medical Center.  Born on November 4, 1951 in Portsmouth, he was a son of the late Robert and Nora Hamilton Bentley and was a retired boiler operator for the Portsmouth City Schools. A graduate of Portsmouth High School and…

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