Elmer Dunaway, 73
Elmer Dunaway, 73, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 in Ocala, Fla. He was born in Irvine, the son of the late Willie and Mollie (Powell) Dunaway. He moved to Ocala from Cincinnati, Ohio in 1990. He served in the Military Police in the U.S. Army and after his honorable discharge he joined the Cincinnati Police Department in 1960. He was promoted to Specialist in 1969 and served in various positions on the Fraternal Order of Police, Queen City Lodge No. 69 Executive Board. He was elected president in 1973 and served until 1987. No one before or since him has served longer in that position. During his presidency, Lodge No. 69 made gigantic strides in wage negotiations and became a model for other cities in Ohio and around the nation. He was President of the Ohio State FOP from 1977 to 1979. He served on various National FOP Labor Committees and was National Trustee for Ohio from 1987-1989. Elmer was inducted into the Cincinnati FOP Hall of Fame in 2007. Elmer was a horseman and indulged his Kentucky roots as a horse trainer, raising and racing thoroughbreds. After retiring to Ocala, he joined his wife in real estate. In 1991, they opened Century 21 Affiliates. He was a member of the National Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, Ocala/Marion County Association of Realtors and was MLS President in 1999. He served on various committees including the Grievance Committee.
He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Jack Wall; sister, Teresa Dunaway; brother, George Dunaway; step-son, Thomas Knoerzer; and son, Kirby Dunaway.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Dunaway of Ocala; mother-in-law, Dolores Wall of Ocala; children and step-children, Robert (Jennifer) Knoerzer of Winter Springs, Fla., David Dunaway and Michelle (Larry) Epperson, all of Ocala, Anthony Dunaway of Ohio and Staci (Billie) Owens of Irvine; his brothers, sisters and in-laws, Teena (Pete) Noland of Ohio, Luther Dunaway (Don Jenkins) of Ocala, Margaret Kerrison of Ohio, Larry (Jean) Dunaway of Ohio, Louise (Holbie) Holbrook of Irvine, Shirley (Scotty) Durbin of Lexington, Darrell Dunaway of Lexington, Kathy (Rick) Bennett of Tennessee, Jeff (Anishka) Wall of California and Peggy Wall of Ocala; and his grandchildren, Kiley Epperson, Joshua and Ryan Knoerzer, Amber and Zachery Dunaway, Wyatt and Ryan Owens, Brandon Knoerzer and Adelaide Buckley and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at Southwest Christian Church, 9045 SW 60th Ave., Ocala, Fla. 34476. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hawthorne Village, Ocala, Fla.
Albert Hawkins, 59
Albert Junior Hawkins, 59, Gist Street, Winchester, died Monday, March 29, 2010 at St. Joseph East Hospital after a long illness. He was born Nov. 4, 1950 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was the son of the late Robert Lee and Dorothy Frances Begley Hawkins. He was a roofer and had lived in Clark County most of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Plowman Hawkins; two daughters, April Lynn Jordan and husband Jeff, and Lisa Kilburne, both of Estill County; one son, Albert Dewayne Hawkins of Estill County; four step-daughters, Beatrice Willoughby, Jewell Lynn Richardson, and Elizabeth Lewis and husband Donald, all of Winchester, and Patricia Richardson of Powell County; one step-son, Ricky Richardson of Winchester; two sisters, Debbie Hawkins and Linda Hall, both of Estill County; one brother, Bobby Hawkins and wife Brenda of Estill County; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one step-daughter, Marie Rison; and five sisters, Freda Hawkins, Delores Ann McBride, Rose Mary Fultz, Donna Alcorn and Shirley Barger.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 1 at 1 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Beverly Arvin with burial at the Campbell Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Donald Lewis, Thomas Rison, Junior Mullins, W.T. Patrick, Keith Felton and Chris Rison.
Linda Charlton, 59
Linda Lou Whitted Charlton, 59, a resident of the Irvine Health & Rehabilitation Center, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after a long illness. She was born July 11, 1950 in Estill County, the daughter of Paggie Mayse Whitted Harris and the late Jack Whitted. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Vision Full Gospel Church. She had lived in Estill County all of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Eugene Charlton; one son, Tony Kirt Charlton; one brother, Jackie Whitted; and one sister, Della Owens.
Survivors include her mother, Paggie Mayse Whitted Harris of Estill County; one daughter, Melinda Hardy and husband Scott of Estill County; three sons, O.B. Gene Charlton, Tim Charlton and Bill Charlton, all of Estill County; two sisters, Shirley Crowe and husband Wallace and Wanda Davis and husband Pleas, both of Estill County; one brother, Wallace Whitted and wife Ann of Estill County; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 2 at 1 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Buford Powell with burial at the South Irvine Cemetery.
Pallbearers were O.B. Gene Charlton, Bill Charlton, Pleas Davis, Tim Charlton, Earl Young, Jimmy Hardy. Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Farmer, Carl Young, Brad Sparks, Scott Hardy, Wallace Crowe and Mike Young.
Robert Vaughn Jr., 80
Robert F. Vaughn Jr., 80, Red River Road, Irvine, died Friday, March 12, 2010 at the Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center after a short illness. He was born March 23, 1929 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was the son of the late Robert F. Vaughn Sr. and Audry Berryman Vaughn. He was retired from the US Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired insurance salesman. He was a member of the Corinth Christian Church and Irvine Masonic Lodge. He had lived in Estill County most of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; two sons, Robert F. Vaughn III of Madison County and Brian K. Vaughn of Estill County; four grandchildren, Christopher B. Vaughn, Kayleigh J. Vaughn, Kendall B. Vaughn and Zachary B. Vaughn; four step-grandchildren, Sandra K. Thorn, David Lee Richardson, Caitlin N. Curry and Christopher S. Curry and a step-great-grandson, Blake Thorn.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Renee Ward and Mitsey Davies.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 15 at 1 p.m. at the Warren F. Toler Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Linville Dunaway with burial at Fielders Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ricky Sparks, Darrell Cook, Jason Bowles, Roy Dixon, Jamey Dunaway and Chris Curry.