Obituaries

Paul J. Williams

Paul J. Williams, 73, of Portsmouth passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020 at his home after courageously battling cancer for seven years. He was born May 25, 1947 in Lucasville, a son of the late Ivan J. and Ruby G. Curtis Williams. Paul was a 1965 Portsmouth High School graduate and he had served in…

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Richard Eugene Kuhn

Richard Eugene Kuhn, 70 of South Webster passed away Wednesday October 12, 2020 at Southern Ohio medical Center emergency room. He was born January 26, 1950 in Oak Hill a son of the late Albert and Thelma Baker Kuhn. Richard was a 1968 Graduate of Oak Hill High School, attended the Old Country Church Tabernacle.…

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Jeneane Kelly

Jeneane Horsley Kelly, formerly of Eden Park, died Thursday, October 22, 2020 in Columbia, TN.  Arrangements are pending at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jeneane (Horsley) Kelly, please visit our floral store.

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Norma Phyllis Moore

Norma Phyllis Moore, 94, of Route 140, Wheelersburg, passed away peacefully in the home of her daughter Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 1:00 am in Indian Trail, NC. Born June 22, 1926 in Portsmouth, Ohio, daughter of the late Jess and Della Riddlebarger Slack. She was a wife and mother and was of the Baptist faith.…

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Deborah Sue Rawlins

Deborah Sue Rawlins, 59, of Scioto Furnace, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at SOMC. She was born September 22, 1961 in Waynesburg, PA, a daughter of the late William Joseph and Phyllis Pearl Phillips Belford. Debbie worked in housekeeping at the former Greenbriar Nursing Home. A 1979 Portsmouth East High School graduate, she was…

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Virginia Malott Ridout

Virginia Malott Ridout, 94 of West Portsmouth passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at her residence.  She was born July 3, 1926 in Portsmouth to the late Bert Malott and Ethel Sowards Spicer.  Shew as a consultant for Friendly Home Parties and a homemaker.  She attended Camp Bennett Christian Baptist Church where she played the…

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Robert Davison

Robert L. “Whitey” Davison, 84, of New Boston, passed peacefully Sunday, October 18, 2020, in his home.  Born on January 27, 1936, he was a 1954 graduate of Portsmouth High School, retired from Empire Detroit Steel Corporation, owner of Bob’s Auto Sales in New Boston and loved old cars. Bob was a Master Mason at…

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Michael Louis Boehm

Michael Louis Boehm, age 67 of Portsmouth, died Tuesday October 13, 2020 at SOMC after a long battle with multiple illnesses. Mike “BoBo” was born on January 19, 1953, a son of the late Roy & Carroll Boehm and was a retired Corrections Officer at SOCF with 31 years of service. Mike was one of…

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Ernest Cluster McGraw

Ernest Cluster McGraw, 51 of Portsmouth passed away Sunday October 18, 2020. He was born August 31, 1969 in Portsmouth a son of the late Cluster McGraw Sr. and Cora Howard McGraw. He was a 1988 graduate of Glenwood High School who loved sports and coached Little League. He is survived by three sisters, Sally…

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Ethan Gage Porter

Ethan Gage Porter, 22 of New Boston passed away Friday October 16, 2020. He was born February 1, 1998 in Columbus. He loved working on his car and his GTO was his pride and joy! He was very athletic, loved playing sports and cooking. Ethan was a 2016 Graduate of Glenwood High School who immediately enlisted…

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