WASHINGTON — Joshua Gregory Church, 25, of Washington, passed away Thursday. He was born to Todd and Michele (Loyd) Church Feb. 20, 1987, at Camp LeJeune Naval Hospital in North Carolina. Josh was a 2005 graduate of Washington High School and attended Vincennes University and University of Southern Indiana. He loved reading, playing video games, spending time with his family, and most recently blacksmithing with his brother and sister. Josh’s greatest joy in life came from the birth of his daughter, Josie Lynn. He had a kind heart, wonderful sense of humor, and was known for his quick wit. He will be missed greatly by his family and friends who loved him so very much. Josh is survived by his parents, Todd and Michele Church; wife, Brittney (Beasley) Church; daughter, Josie Lynn Church; stepdaughter, BriLee Tharp; brother, Ty (Autumn) Church; sister, Sierra Church; grandmother, Doris Loyd; grandparents, Alvin and Diana Skomp; two aunts, Tana (Clay) Scott and Kim Loyd; cousins, Matt, Brianna and Emma Scott, Ethan Church and Michael Powell. Josh was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gordon Loyd; an uncle, Greg Loyd; and an aunt, Tina Church-Powell. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. You may sign the online memorial book and watch the photo tribute at www.gillsince1872.com.
Feb. 20, 1987 - Dec. 6, 2012
Robert Pennington, 72, Shoals, died Friday at 1:15 p.m. at his residence. Arrangements are being handled by Queen-Lee Funeral Home.
Danny Lee Thomas
Danny Lee Thomas, 72, died at 3:25 p.m. Thursday at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.
Born Oct. 21, 1940, he was the son of Ellen (Veale) Padgett. A graduate of Jasper High School in 1958, he attended the University of Kentucky at Hopkinsville.
James Gregory Stroud
James Gregory “Greg” Stroud, 55, died May 18 in Indianapolis.
Ronald J. Robling, 73, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.
Benny Ivan McDermed, 78, of Washington, died at 10:58 p.m. Monday at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Born July 5, 1934, in Bedford, he was the son of Orval and Ivana (Terrell) McDermed.
Aaron Max Banta, 72, passed away at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. Aaron was born April 17, 1941, in Washington, the son of Harold Max and Ermel Louise (Stafford) Banta.
William Forest Malone, 69, born in Scotland, Ind., to Ernest C. and Hazel I. (Woodruff) Malone, passed from this life after a brief illness at his home on Tuesday.
Roy C. Fisher, 82, passed away Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Born Jan. 13, 1931, in Lawrence County, Ill., he was the son of Willard and Martha (Timms) Fisher.
Sue Ann Armes
Sue Ann Armes, 66, of Washington, died Monday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. Born Oct. 22, 1946, in Washington, she was the daughter of John W. and Vonlue (Himsel) Barber.
Makenlie Robinson (Lakatos)
Makenlie Jean Robinson (Lakatos) was granted her angel wings Friday, following a short illness.
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