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Doris McKinney July, 24, 1938 – February 17, 2019

Oakland City, Ind – Doris Valettia (Parke) McKinney, 80, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 17, 2019.
She was born July 24, 1938, in Mackey, to George Winfrey Parke and Dorothy Mildred (Chambers) Parke.
Doris graduated from Spurgeon High School in 1956. She married her high school sweetheart Larry Glenn McKinney. She spent most of her years in piano sales and restoring musical instruments alongside her husband Larry. She loved to praise the Lord through her singing, playing the piano and accordion.
Doris is survived by her children Kevin (Julie) McKinney; Cameron (Gayle) McKinney; Candi (Todd) Bland; brothers and sisters Max & Lucy Parke; Don & Cheryl Parke; Rita Beadles; Terry & Linda (Parke) Liles; Judith (Parke) Gwaltney; Nina (Parke) Boyer; Ron Parke; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Larry Glenn McKinney; parents Winfrey and Dorothy Parke; sister Yvonne Stogsdill; brother Kelly Parke.
Visitation will be held at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St, Princeton, IN on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 5-8 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 22 from 10-11 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11 am with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. All times are Central Standard Time. Interment will follow at Hights Chapel Cemetery, in Princeton, Indiana. Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.

Charles David Ray Sr. 71, Princeton, IN Thursday, March 20, 1947 – Sunday, January 6, 2019

Charles David Ray Sr., 71, of Princeton, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019. He was born in St Louis, MO on Thursday, March 20, 1947, to James Logan Ray Sr. and Ruth Faye Roy Ray, both of whom have preceded. Mr. Ray has been an area resident since 1972 and was an engineer with Norfolk Southern railroad, retiring after 39 years of service. On June 20, 1964, he married Claudia Hornberger who survives of Princeton, IN. David is a Veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife Claudia, Son Charles David Ray Jr. of Princeton, IN; Daughters Cindy Whitehouse and Carla Ray both of Princeton, IN. He is also survived by brothers Jerry (Joyce) Hagene of O’Fallon, IL, and James Logan Ray Jr. of Potosi, MO. Other survivors include 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He is preceded by 2 brothers, Clarence and William.
Per Mr. Ray’s wishes, cremation will take place and there will be a time of visitation with the family on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN 47670 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm with a memorial service to take place at 7:00pm.
Doyle Funeral Home in Princeton, Indiana has the honor of having charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or Doyle Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
For more information, call 812-385-4334.

George Lennis Shoultz 91, Patoka, IN – Wednesday, April 20, 1927 – Wednesday, January 9, 2019

George Lennis Shoultz, 91, of Patoka, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at the Waters of Princeton. He was born in Gibson County, IN on Wednesday, April 20, 1927, to George Lennis and Ila Marie Masters Shoultz, both of whom have preceded. George is a lifelong area resident and self employed general contractor, farmer and school bus driver. George was a long time member of the First General Baptist Church of Princeton. He was a former member of the Columbia F & AM lodge #450 and the Patoka Lions Club.
On May 18, 1945 entered the U.S. Navy serving on the USS Black Hawk in the Asiatic Pacific theater during WW II. On December 22, 1987 in Henderson, KY, he married Lilly K. Dillon who survives of Patoka.
Other survivors include Daughters, Sharon Sadler of Owensboro, KY and Michelle Holder of Evansville, IN and sisters Carol Weist of Princeton and Betty Kendall of Florida, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2:00pm on Sunday, January 13, 2019 with Pastor Brad Keenan officiating. Interment will take place in Mt. Olive cemetery in Mount Olympus.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 13, 2019 from12:00 noon until time of service at 2:00pm at the Funeral Home.
Doyle Funeral Home in Princeton, Indiana has the honor of having charge of the services.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or Doyle Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Thelma Whitehouse 84, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – Thursday December 20, 2018

Thelma Whitehouse 84, of Mechanicsville, VA formerly of Francisco, IN, passed away on Thursday December 20, 2018 in Mechanicsville, VA. She was born on Wednesday, October 17, 1934 in Pike County, IN to Harrison and Oma Loveless White. Thelma was a graduate of Mt. Olympus High School and on September 14, 1957 she was married to Oscar Whitehouse, whom preceded her on December 4, 2013, at the Wheeling United Methodist church. She retired as the Inventory Manager at Sears Roebuck & Company. She loved spending time with her granddaughters, baking, bird watching and gardening and was a long time member of the Wheeling United Methodist Church. Thelma is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Oscar ;brothers Roscoe, Burl, Kenneth, Clarence and Harold White and sisters; Gussie Amos, Olive Wirey, Mary K. Coan and Velma White. She is survived by son, Kevin (Debra) Whitehouse of Mechanicsville VA and granddaughters Erica and Ashley Whitehouse. Doyle Funeral Home has the honor of having charge of the arrangements. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St., Princeton, IN 47670 with internment to take place in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Mt. Olympus, IN with Pastor Mike Ferguson officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, December 28, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Doyle Funeral Home. Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information please call 812-385-4334.

Clarence Max Fauquher 81, Monday, August 30, 1937 – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 of Fort Branch, IN

Clarence Max Fauquher, 81, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, surrounded by his family in the same house he was born in on Monday, August 30, 1937 in Gibson County, IN to Bertis and Dorothy Fauquher, Both of whom have preceded. On September 19, 1958, in Fort Branch IN, he married Sharon Riggs Fauquher who survives.
Clarence worked at Wilbert Vault Company and farmed. He retired from The South Gibson School Corporation after 31 years of service and was of the Baptist faith.
Working had always been his life more so after his father had a stroke and the responsibilities of the farm fell on his shoulders at a young age. He loved working in his yard mowing grass, picking raspberries and growing things and enjoyed tending to his sheep since his active years in 4-H and the FFA.
As any grandfather, he loved spoiling his grandkids.

Clarence is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Paul Ray.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon of 61 years, daughter Anita (Randy) Martin, sons Bruce (Carol) Fauquher, Jeff (Ethel) Fauquher and Dan (Michelle) Fauquher
He is also survived by grandchildren Jessica and Allisa Fauquher, Nick Lacer and 6 other grandchildren as well as 6 great grandchildren.
Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN, has the honor of having charge of the services.

Funeral services will be 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN 47670 with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Internment will take place in Clark Cemetery of Owensville.

Visitation will take place from 10:00 am until time of service at 12:00 noon at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be made to Alzheimer’s Association at 225 N Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhome.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.

Jerry Lee Whitehead 81, Saturday, April 17, 1937 – Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Jerry Lee Whitehead, 81, of Princeton, Indiana, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born in Princeton on Saturday, April 17, 1937, to William and Emma (Bishop) Whitehead. Jerry was a 1955 graduate of Princeton High School and attended Anderson College. He married Donna Turpin in Fort Branch, Indiana on November 22, 1957.
Jerry worked at Potter & Brumfield/Siemens for 42 years, retiring as the Sales Manager. After his retirement, he was a part-time employee of Patriot Motors and served one term on the North Gibson School Board. Jerry was also a faithful member of Bethel Memorial Church, serving as a greeter. Jerry Loved gardening and was a former member of the Southwestern Indiana Daylilies Society.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 61 years, Donna, of Princeton, IN; son, Jay (Karla Bracket); daughter, Jana Whitehead (special friend, John Evans); grandchildren, Brandon & Jaryd Whitehead, and Natalie (Aaron) Wilzbacher; great grandchildren, Hudson, Hadley, Harper and Houston; brothers, Jack and Bobby Jo; and his sisters, Rosella and Judith. He is preceded in death by his parents and by his brothers, Hugh, Bill and Dick.

Memorial services will be Monday, November 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Bethel Memorial Church, located at 1520 S. Main Street, Princeton, IN 47670, with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating.
Visitation will be at the church on Monday, November 19, 2018 from 2:00 pm until time of service at 6.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Memorial Church.
Doyle Funeral Home in Princeton, Indiana has the honor of having charge of the services.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or Doyle Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Jerry Lee Barrett 76, Sunday, July 26, 1942 – Friday, October, 19, 2018

Jerry Lee Barrett, 76, of Princeton, IN, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018, at his home. He was born on Sunday, July 26, 1942, in Princeton, IN to Earnest and Grace Saulomon Barrett. On February 26, 1971, in Lawrenceville, IL, he married Phyllis Morris.
Jerry was a lifelong area resident and was a press operator with Midstates Rubber for over 36 years.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Phyllis Barrett, of Princeton, numerous nieces and nephews.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Gary and sister, Valeria.
Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN, has the honor of having charge of the services.
There is no visitation planned and cremation will take place with a memorial service to be scheduled at a later date.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.

John Pascel Decker 78, Monday, December 18, 1939 – Tuesday, October 16, 2018


John Pascal Decker, 78, of Princeton, IN, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born on Monday, December 18, 1939, in Decker, IN to Jesse Willard and Lucy Lenora Midkif. On June 1, 1958, in Princeton, IN, he married Rochelle June Stone of Princeton.
John was a lifelong area resident and was a diesel mechanic for AMAX Coal Company, Asher Mine and formerly worked for Koberstein Trucking.

John is survived by his wife, June Decker, of Princeton, his sons, Christopher Alan Decker of Princeton, IN, Timothy Kent (Mary Elena Carlino) Decker of Naples, Italy, Steven Bradley (Samantha) Decker of Richmond, VA, and his daughter, Julie Anne (Larry) Mounts, of Princeton, IN. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
John is preceded in death by his parents and his son, Dennis Ray Decker.
Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN, has the honor of having charge of the services.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home with Pastor Kyle Powell officiating. Internment will take place at the Fairview Church Cemetery, also in Princeton.
Visitation will be Monday, October 22, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhome.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.

Daniel Michael Coomer 77, Thursday, September 18, 1941 – Wednesday, October 10, 2018


Daniel Michael Coomer 77, of Princeton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the Linda E, White Hospice House located in Evansville, IN. He was born Thursday, September 18, 1941 to Charles R. and Beulah Barrett Coomer, both of whom have preceded.
Dan entered the U.S. Air Force in June of 1960 serving ultimately serving in the 305th Combat Defense Squadron.
Dan was an electrician for 35 years working out of I.B.E.W. local #16. On November 19, 1966, in Princeton, IN Dan married Martha Jane Reel who preceded on February 7, 2011.
Dan was a member and past Commander of the American Legion Post #25 in Princeton. He was also member Free Masons Prince Lodge #231. Dan was an avid St Louis Cardinals fan and loved his crossword puzzles.
He is survived by daughter, Debbie (Jim) Sampson of Ft Branch, IN, brother Robert Charles (Marlene) Coomer of Evansville, IN and twin sister, Karen Blemker of Princeton, IN and grandchildren, Hunter and Beth.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sisters, Beverly Wise and Becky LeCleve.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St, Princeton, IN, with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Interment will take place in Walnut Hill Cemetery located in Ft. Branch. with military Honors being performed by the Retired Veterans Group.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home with arrangements. For more information call 812-385-4334.
Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

Joseph Gustav Herrmann , 78, September 8, 1940 – September 24, 2018

Joseph Gustav Herrmann, 78, of Newburgh, IN, passed away on September 24, 2018 at The Village at Hamilton Pointe in Newburgh, IN. Joe (an only child) was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 8, 1940 to Carl and Sabina Herrmann. After completing high school, Joe worked as a mechanical draftsman by trade. He married Patricia Anne Jawosz (d. 10/8/92) on June 12, 1966. Joe and Pat had three children: Carl (Charlene) Herrmann of Hoyleton, IL, Curt Herrmann of Tulsa, OK (d. 7/5/17), and Beth (Steve) Elpers of Haubstadt, IN. Joe was the proud grandfather of 13 grandchildren. His legacy to his family includes his unwavering devotion to the Traditional Catholic Faith and Mass, his generous caretaking of many elderly family members, his perpetual devotion to his wife Patricia who passed away from breast cancer, his love for the outdoors including baseball, hunting, fishing, and the shooting sports, and spending time with his family and friends. A solemn Requiem Latin Mass will be offered at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Evansville, IN where he was a member. Fr. Gavin Bitzer of Louisville, KY will officiate. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL. In lieu of flowers or other memorials, the family is graciously accepting Mass Intentions for the repose of the departed soul of Joseph. Doyle Funeral Hone of Princeton has charge arrangements. For information call 812-385-4334.