WASHINGTON — Ralph D. Morgan, 80, of Washington, died at 3:09 p.m. Monday at Hillside Manor Nursing Home. Born Aug. 18, 1931, in Washington, he was the son of Ralph W. and Maude (Dayton) Morgan. A 1949 graduate of Washington High School, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a former Daviess County Deputy Sheriff and former Daviess County Sheriff, a Deputy U.S. Marshal from 1971 to 1982 and a retired U.S. Marshal from 1982 to 1993. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 31, Hadi Shrine, Scottish Rite, Elks, Moose, 40 and 80 Club, American Legion and V.F.W. He enjoyed raising cattle, spending time with his family and being outdoors. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Dianna and Jody Williams of Washington; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald W. and Mary Morgan of Washington; grandchildren, Kristi Williams, Ryan D. Morgan and Casey L. Morgan; a half brother, Woodrow Morgan of Arizona; and a half sister, Colleen. His wife, Betty L. (Petty) Morgan, whom he married Sept. 20, 1959, died Jan. 31, 2002. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel, with Rev. Gordon Mann and Bro. Steve Dayton officiating. Burial will be in Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum, with military rites. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m., and after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to Friends for Animals or the Catholic Endowment Fund. Condolences may be made to the family at www.gillsince1872.com.
Aug. 18, 1931 - Aug. 6, 2012
Robert ‘Lee’ Kavanaugh
Robert “Lee” Kavanaugh, 74, passed away at 12:28 a.m. Wednesday at Daviess Community Hospital. He was born Sept. 11, 1938, in Lawrenceville, Ill., to Louis Sr. and Catherine (McCauley) Kavanaugh.
Diane Marie Wuensch, 53, formerly of Loogootee, died at 3 a.m. Tuesday in Loogootee. Born Jan. 6, 1960, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Thomas L. and Mariann (Bindner) Wuensch.
Mary Margaret Graber, 65, died at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Born Nov. 12, 1947, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Joel and Margaret (Raber) Graber.
Barry J. Kluemper, 51, died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at his residence.
Donald S. Sims, 59, died Sunday at Daviess Community Hospital.
Ralph E. Lottes, 61, of Washington, died Friday at his home.
Lucille Nolley Dillon
Lucille Nolley Dillon, 76, died at 3:02 p.m. Saturday at Select Hospital in Evansville after a brief illness.
Born Sept. 30, 1935, in Daviess, she was the daughter of Arlan V. and Essie (Hardesty) Nolley. She graduated from Montgomery High School in 1953 and retired as a bookkeeper from McDonald Chevrolet in Washington after 43 years of service.
David E. “Dew” Weathers
David E. “Dew” Weathers, 4, died Sunday.
He was a member of Red Door School.
Bert Eugene Bennett
Bert Eugene Bennett, 72, Washington, passed away Wednesday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
Born Nov., 24, 1940 in Chicago, he was the son of Bert W. Bennett and Mary (Millay) Bennett.
Cathy Elbert Adams
Cathy Elbert Adams, 62, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
Services will be held today at noon at the First United Methodist Church in Petersburg. Burial will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery.
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