Obituaries

Carl Pippenger

Carl Ernest Pippenger, 62, of Sedalia, passed away at his home, Monday, August 13, 2018. He was born May 22, 1956 in Shelbyville to Ernest “Jack” and Lettie “Mabel” (Simpson) Pippenger. He worked for Frankfort Termite and Pest Control and then for NTK Precision. He enjoyed fishing, listening to Beatles, AC/DC, and Metallica music, and…

Willis T. “Terry” Pullins

Willis T. “Terry” Pullins, 75, of Frankfort, died August 12, 2018 at his home.  Will was born July 12, 1943 in LaPorte, Indiana to the late Willis J. & Bettilou (Wagner) Pullins.  He married Sandra L. Palmore on June 9, 1963 at Mulberry Methodist Church and she survives. Will was a 1961 graduate of Medaryville High…

Marchall Dubree

Marchall Dubree, 86, of Sebring, Fla., passed into the arms of his Lord on August 4. He was the son of Oren and Hazel Dubree. He had one brother and one sister, both of whom are deceased. Surviving is his wife, Jane Royce Dubree; two children, Mark and Kimberly Flowers; two grandchildren, Harley and James;…

Cynthia L. Robinson

Cynthia L. Robinson, 72, of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. She was born on February 5, 1946 in Sheridan to Clarence and Eunice (Kittinger) Downs.  She attended Sheridan Schools and earned her GED.  She married Henry Robinson on April 17, 1971 and he survives.  Cynthia was…

Gary Wayne Masters

Gary Wayne Masters Sr., 80, of Frankfort, died August 9, 2018 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette, Ind.  Born June 16, 1938 in Battle Creek, Michigan to Charles & Dorothy (Crothers) Masters. Gary was a 1957 graduate of Wolcottville High School and had lived in Howe, Indiana prior to moving to Frankfort in October 2014.  He…

Tom Rohrabaugh

Tom Rohrabaugh, 84, of Frankfort, Ind. passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon.  He was born on December 3, 1933 in Frankfort, Ind. to Raymond and Doris (Yount) Rohrabaugh.  He married Connie Aughe on June 13, 1956 in Frankfort and she survives. Tom was a 1952 graduate of Frankfort…

Amos L. McGinnis

Rev. Amos LeRoy McGinnis, 96, formerly of Flora, passed away at Aster Place in Lafayette, on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.  He was born October 26, 1921, in Eau Claire, Pennsylvania, to David Z. and Jessie (Dunkle) McGinnis. Amos’ step-mother, Veda Cotton McGinnis, survives.  On June 9, 1943, he married Evelyn Bechtel; she passed away on…

James D. Whistler

James Douglas Whistler, 66, of Otterbein, Ind., died at 11:04 a.m. August 3, 2018 at his home.  He was born March 13, 1952 in Williamsport, Ind. to the late James L. & Beverly J. (Wilhite) Whistler.  He married Marilyn P. Bickers on September 28, 1975 and she preceded him in death on August 24, 2003. …

Dorothy M. Bagshaw

Dorothy M. Bagshaw, 89, formerly of Tippecanoe Co. passed away on May 16, 2018, in Mesa, Arizona. Surviving Dorothy are her daughters, Karen and Janet; honorary children, Monique, Tsao-Ming, and Mary; grandchildren, Samantha (Aaron), Brian (Kelley), Alan, Jason (Lingjie), and Kirk; great grandchildren, Vincent and Elizabeth; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in…

Derek E. Spence

Derek E. Spence, 34, of Lafayette, passed away unexpectedly early in the morning of Friday, August 3rd.  He was born June 4, 1984, in Lafayette.  He graduated from McCutcheon High School in 2002. Derek loved hard and felt deeply.  Those that knew Derek knew of his shortcomings. However, through them, he was still an amazing…