Obituaries

Colin Roy Butler

10 March 1943 - 14 April 2023

Colin Roy "Cb" Butler died on April 14, 2023. A visitation will be held on May 20, 2023, at Currie Funeral Home in Kilmarnock. Additionally, a Masonic service will be held on Father's Day weekend in Massachusetts. The family requests that, instead of flowers, donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

George Richard Savage

1 May 1937 - 3 April 2023

George Richard Savage, age 85 passed away Monday, April 3, 2023. He was born on May 1, 1937 in Marion, Louisiana to Ruth and Glynn Savage. He graduated from Farmerville High School in Louisiana and then studied at Northeast Louisiana State College and earned a Bachelor of Sciences in Geology. He later earned his master's degree from Mississippi State University.

Robert Thomas Capps Jr.

12 January 1949 - 2 April 2023

Robert (Bob) Thomas Capps Jr. of Steamboat Springs, CO passed away on April 2, 2023 in Nashville, TN at the age of 74 after battling Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, or EHE, a rare form of cancer.

Jack Read

16 December 1936 - 30 March 2023

Jack Read, 86, of Fort Worth, passed away on March 30, 2023. He was born on December 16, 1936, to Earl and Audra Read of Boyd, Texas, Wise County. Jack, the most loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and greatgrandfather is survived by his wife, Virginia, daughter, Hollie, and sons, Chris, James Perry and John; as well as his best dog, Sadie.

Albert William Sonntag

25 May 1969 - 24 March 2023

Albert William “Bill” Sonntag died unexpectedly on March 24, 2023 after a brief hospitalization following a fall at home. Family and friends are shocked and saddened by his death, which came too soon. He was 53.

Willard Alford Ransom

13 September 1943 - 21 March 2023

Willard Ransom (Sonny by most of his friends) passed away on March 21, 2023. He had succumbed to his battle with Alzheimer’s and left us for a better place. We are heartbroken by his departure but are happy to know he is with loved ones in Heaven.

Anne Tyler Cowherd Handy

31 May 1927 - 19 March 2023

Anne Tyler Cowherd Handy, 95, of Wheelersburg, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2023 surrounded by her family. Anne was born May 31, 1927 at Monteith Farms in Gordonsville, VA, a daughter of the late Roderick Grymes and E. Adelaide Walton Cowherd.

Irene Payne Evans

13 July 1926 - 17 March 2023

Irene Payne Evans went to be with the Lord on March 17, 2023. She was born on July 13, 1926, in Preston, Maryland to William Gilbert and Fannie Watkins Payne. Irene grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and attended Girls Commercial High School where she served as student body President her senior year.

John L. Palmer

5 December 1937 - 16 March 2023

John L. Palmer died March 16, 2023 after suffering a debilitating stroke on March 1, 2023. John was born December 5, 1937 to parents Manford and Annette Palmer in Exeter, NH. John spent his childhood years in Newbury, MA, attended The Governor's Academy and subsequently received his Bachelor's Degree from Harvard University and his Master's Degree from Rutgers University.

Carol Sue Swepston

23 February 1936 - 15 March 2023

Carol Sue (“Suki”) Swepston (Tarr), 87, from Mount Vernon, Ohio, died peacefully on March 15, 2023, in Englewood, Florida. Suki Swepston was born on February 23, 1936, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, where she spent a happy childhood with her mother, Freddie Tarr, a teacher, and her father, Roger Tarr, a dentist.

Robert Edward Moyer

11 March 2023

Robert (Bob) Edward Moyer, 81, of Russellville, Alabama, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 11th, 2023, surrounded by his loving wife Beth and son Michael at his home in Bend, Oregon. He will be remembered most for his heartwarming smile, kind nature, keen intellect, and wry sense of humor as the patriarch of the Moyer family.

Robert Michael Toronyi

28 February 2023

Dr. Robert (Bob) Michael Toronyi passed away February 28, 2023 surrounded by his wife Cheryl and sons, Chris and Brian. Bob was born in Newark, NJ to Michael and Vilma Toronyi. He grew up in a modest house where he lived with his brother Ron, his parents, uncles Joseph and Andrew, and his maternal grandfather.