Stuart ‘Red’ Ghere

Stuart ‘Red’ Ghere, 90, of Frankfort, IN, passed away following a brief illness on November 14, 2018 surrounded by his family. Stuart was born on December 30, 1927 in Frankfort, to Clifford T. Ghere and Amanda Tot (Stewart) Ghere.  He married Carole A. Cox on February 24, 1962 in Frankfort, IN and she survives.

Stuart graduated from Colfax High School in 1945.  He played baseball and basketball during is younger years and refereed local basketball games.  Friends that played baseball with him often said he could pitch a baseball through a knothole in a pine board.  Stuart was a lifelong dairy farmer.  He also served as the Clinton County Highway Superintendent and school bus driver for Clinton Prairie Schools.  Stuart and his wife Carole moved to the Dayton, Ohio area in 2001 to be closer to his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife: Carole Ghere of Frankfort, IN, daughter: Patti Ghere Keith and her husband John of Springboro, OH, son: Bill Young and his wife Teresa of Rural Frankfort, IN, grandchildren: Jayson Young, Kristi Young, Jordan Keith, Joshua Keith and Jacob Keith and 4 great grandchildren.

He was preceded by his parents and a brother, Clifford T. Ghere, Jr.


Visitation with family and friends will be 4-7 pm Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St. Frankfort, IN.  Funeral services will be 10 am Monday, November 19th at New Hope Church, 5306 W Co Rd 600 S, Frankfort, IN.  Burial will be at Bunnell Cemetery, Frankfort, IN.  Please visit, where you may share a personal message with the family.