Obituaries Doris E. Luna

Doris E. Luna

Doris Ellene (Bell) Luna, 97, of Circleville, passed away on May 27, 2020. She was born on May 19, 1923, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to Claude and Helen (Nelson) Bell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Luna; daughter, Sarah; and sister, Helen Buckingham. Doris was a retired art …

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Obituaries Jessica L. Martin

Jessica L. Martin

Jessica Louise Martin, 34, of Circleville, passed away on May 24, 2020. She was born on Feb. 17, 1986, in Circleville, to Jeff and Sandra (Levan) Starkey. She was preceded in death by her grandpa, Roger Levan. In addition to her parents, Jessica is survived by her husband, Alan E. Martin; son, Landon Martin; father …

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Obituaries Helen D. Lang

Helen D. Lang

Helen Dolores (Farleigh) Lang, age 77, passed on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Riverside Hospital, Columbus. Helen was born on Jan. 28, 1943, to William T. and Eloise (Dillo) Farleigh in Ackerville, West Virginia. Helen was an avid quilter, sewing everything by hand. A special friend, Ralph Dixon, was by her side always and was …

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Obituaries Howard F. Snook

Howard F. Snook

Howard Felix Snook, age 93, unexpectedly passed on May 6, 2020, in his own home in Circleville. He was born Dec. 17, 1926, to his parents, William and Lucy (Frick) Snook, in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Howard was a proud World War II veteran, serving his country honorably from 1944 to 1945 in the Navy as part …

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Obituaries Helen Swackhammer

Helen Swackhammer

Helen Swackhammer, age 80, formerly of Circleville, passed away on May 9, 2020. She was born on April 18, 1940, in Ashville. Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Dale Swackhammer; parents, Lawrence Hoover and Ethel (LeFever) Hoover; brother, Harold Hoover; and sister, Dorothy Thompson. She is survived by her children, …

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Obituaries Dixie Lee Artrip

Dixie Lee Artrip

Dixie Lee Artrip, 80, of Circleville, passed away on May 11, 2020. She was born on Feb. 16, 1940, in Columbus, to Harold and Dorothy (Cottrell) Springer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Artrip. Dixie is survived by her son, Eddie (Kim) Artrip; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; …

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Obituaries Melvin Hanley

Melvin Hanley

Melvin Hanley, 90, of Circleville, passed away on May 10, 2020. He was born on Feb. 26, 1930, in Lancaster, to Earl and Florence (Hartranft) Hanley.  He loved fishing, working on his 1972 VW Beetle and riding his motorcycle.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Rick Hanley; siblings, Paul, …

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Obituaries Mary P. Smallwood

Mary P. Smallwood

Mary Patricia “Patty” Smallwood, 71, of Circleville, died May 8, 2020, at Laurels of Walden. She was born on March 29, 1949, in Columbus, the daughter of Elizabeth “Macky” and Clifton “Bud” Wilder. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Karen Thatcher; and her beloved dog, Josie. She is survived by her son, …

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Obituaries Dwight E. Radcliff

Dwight E. Radcliff

Sheriff Dwight E. Radcliff, age 87, of Circleville, passed from this life Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at OhioHealth Berger Hospital.  He was born Sept. 14, 1932, in Circleville, to Charles and Sadie Radcliff. He served as the 37th sheriff of Pickaway County from 1965 until his 2013 retirement. At the time of his retirement, he …

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Obituaries Forrest E. Coey

Forrest E. Coey

Forrest Edward “Tim” Coey, 91, of Chillicothe, passed away peacefully at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2020, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born Sept. 7, 1928, in Ross County, to the late John Roy and Edna (Smith) Coey. On Aug. 1, 1950, Forrest married his high school sweetheart, Mary Lou (Timmons) Coey (69 …

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