Wayne Anthony Lambdin, 38 of Pittsboro, passed away unexpectedly, January 11, 2019 in his home.
Wayne was born, July 8, 1980 in Farmington Hills, Michigan to Chester Wayne and Darlene Lambdin. He courageously served his country in the United States Army where he was a Combat Medic. Wayne’s service and sacrifice led to him becoming a fully disabled Veteran.
He was a Legionnaire and Son of the Brownsburg American Legion #331. He was a member of the Brownsburg VFW #6128, the Forty & Eight, and the Indiana Volunteer Militia. He was a passionate Detroit Lions , Tigers, and Redwings Fan, was involved in Civil War Re-Enactment, was a true history buff, and truly loved the United States of America.
On July 16, 2010 he married the love of his life, Kimberly (Gottschalk), a strong Christian marriage that would endure until his untimely passing.
In addition to his loving wife and mother, Wayne is survived by his children, Taylor and Dannica Morrell and Noah, Chet D. and LoraMay Lambdin.
He was preceded in death by his father and brother, David Lambdin.
Private Committal Services with full Military Honors will be held at the Sparks Cemetery in Pittsboro, IN. A Memorial Celebration of his Life Gathering will be held at the Brownsburg American Legion, Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 12pm until 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Gifts are encouraged to be directed to the family, C/O the David A. Hall Mortuary.
Care of the Lambdin family has been entrusted to Eric MD Bell, Funeral Director of the David A. Hall Mortuary. All are invited to share thoughts with the family by visiting the mortuary’s website: www.davidahallmortuary.com
Donald Reese Babb, 72, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away on April 20, 2021.
Donald was born on August 3, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Warren and Jeannetta Babb. He was a graduate of Ben Davis High School and Suffield University. He was a retired Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War, as well as a retired Postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service.
He was Past Commander of the Avon American Legion Post 145 and a member of the Brownsburg American Legion Post 331 and the VFW Post 1628.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Larry Socks, Warren Babb, Judy Day and Rocky Babb. He is survived by his children, Donnie (Ginger) Babb, Thomas (Amanda) Babb and Ellen (Jordan) Sudduth; four grandchildren; siblings, Max Socks, Donna Cannon and Gordon Babb and beloved pets, Rocky and Tyson.
Visitation will be Monday, April 26, 2021 from noon until 2 pm at Flanner Buchanan-Floral Park. Funeral service will be Monday, April 26, 2021 at 2 pm at Flanner Buchanan-Floral Park. Burial will follow at Floral Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brownsburg American Legion Post 331 or VFW Post 6128.
Robert "Bob" Lee Schmidt, 85, of Avon, passed away on October 18, 2021.
He was a member of Avon United Methodist Church and the Avon United Methodist Church Missions Committee. He was a US Army Veteran serving for 6 years. Bob was a member and past commander of the Hendricks County Military Honor Guard. He was active in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts with Avon Troop 306 from 1970 to 1988.
He was also a member of Toastmasters International Krannert Club, Scottish Rite, Avon Optimist Club, a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Masonic Bridgeport Lodge. Robert was a volunteer for 22 years at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center where he twice received the Volunteer of the Year Award for the Transport Service Department.
Bob was a Trustee of the Avon School Corporation from 1978 to 1982 and President of the Avon School Corporation PTA from 1969 to 1972. He and wife Karlene participated in several charity bicycle rides to raise funds benefiting the children of state troopers killed in the line of duty. He worked for Kroger as a store manager and increased his responsibilities to District manager and in 1972 to Area Zone manager retiring in 1975.
After retirement, Robert held several positions in the food industry including Vice President of Meat Operations for Allied Grocery of Indiana, Director of Meat Operations for Wetterau Foods, and Meat Merchandiser for Taylor Brokerage.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife Karlene Kay Schmidt; parents George and Catherine Schmidt; sister Shirley Moffitt. Survivors include his sons Eric Schmidt, Thor (Diana) Schmidt, Dane (Kim) Schmidt, Kyle (Tammy) Schmidt, Raud (Kandy) Schmidt; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 pm to 7 pm Wed. Oct. 27 at Avon United Methodist Church, 6850 E. US Hwy 36, Avon, IN 46123, with funeral services there on Thurs. Oct. 28 at 10 am. Burial will be in West Ridge Cemetery. Online guestbook at www.matthewsmortuary.com
John L. Ross, 75, of Danville Indiana passed away on June 10, 2022 at Hendricks Regional Health.
He was born on December 02, 1946 in Indianapolis, to the late Theodore and Audrey (Money) Ross. John married Jannell E. Falls on March 29, 1995 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
He was an U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart for his services. John retired from the United States Postal Service after many years. He also retired from the Danville and Amo Volunteer Fire Departments. After retirement, John worked at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds and Ferguson's Hardware in Danville.
John was a member of the Danville Lions Club, Danville Jaycees, IVFA, VFW, and the American Legion Post 118.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Jann Ross of Danville; son, Keith Ross (Ileana) of Danville; daughter, Melissa Van Meter (Shawn) of Lebanon; stepdaughters, Dawn Rose (Tim) of Clayton, and Deelyn Lynch (Arthur) of Indianapolis; brother, Kim Alan Ross (Sally); 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and two more great grandchildren arriving soon. His parents, first wife of 28 years, Marjorie (Cloncs) Ross, and siblings Bill, Earl, Helen, Hazel, and Eileen preceded him in death.
A celebration of Life will be held at the Danville American Legion on June 25th beginning at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of John Ross at www.hoosierburncamp.org
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