Obituaries 10/17/2019


Philip Tingle

  Philip Eugene Tingle, age 78, of Madison, died at 4:40 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, at his residence.

  Philip entered this life on March 20th, l941 in Trimble County, Kentucky. He was the loving son of the late Marvin Pierce and Marybelle Stockdale Tingle. As a young child he lived in Milton and attended school there.

  Philip enjoyed playing the harmonica, fiddle and singing. The caregivers of his group home will always remember him singing “Wabash Cannonball”, and songs by The Carter Family, The Four Seasons and The Beach Boys.

  Those closest to him will always remember him talking about his “Mommy” and often times saying “Mommy, I want a cigarette.” You could always put a smile on Philip’s face with a special delivery of a Big Mac and milkshake. He also enjoyed bologna, cheese, UK Basketball and visits from family, friends and especially smoking cigarettes.

  Philip will be missed by his sister, Betty Ellis of Arkansas; by his sister-in-law, Ruby Tingle of Texas; by his nephew, Troy Wolf and his wife Emily of Bennington; by his nieces: Tammy Hadley and her husband Jamie of Lexington, Indiana and Traci Goble and her husband Brenton of Madison; by his ResCare and Sandstone families; and by his several other nieces, nephews and other relatives.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Pierce and Marybelle Stockdale Tingle; by his sisters, Thelma Jo Tingle and Linda Lee Tingle, who passed away on September 1st, 2012; and by his brothers: Ronnie Tingle, Billy Tingle, Hubert Tingle, and Marvin Jr. Tingle.

  The family gathered on Tuesday, October 15th, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana; and that was followed by a graveside service at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery near Milton, Kentucky on Tuesday, October 15th.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Philip Eugene Tingle Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Paul Taulbee

  Paul David Taulbee, age 75, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away at 7:50 p.m. on Thursday, October 10th, 2019, at the Hosparus Health Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

  Paul entered this life on February 28th, 1944, in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of the late Woodrow Taulbee and Annie (Hall) Woodrow. He was raised in Germany, Japan, Monterey and Seaside, California.

  Paul was united in marriage on May 24th, 1997, in Louisville, Kentucky, to Judy Carol Ritch. Paul and Judy shared 22 years of marriage together until his death.

  Paul was a self-employed gunsmith and owned and operated his gun shop at the Bluegrass Range in Louisville, Kentucky. Paul retired as a mechanic after 30 years of service. He was also employed as an electrician for a school district for several years. Paul served on the Monterey Police Department for a few years.

  Paul was a faithful member of HeartSong Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Paul enjoyed collecting guns and swords and welding.

  Paul will be missed by his loving wife of 22 years, Judy Carol (Ritch) Taulbee of Louisville, Kentucky; by his daughters: Debra Taulbee of Tennessee and Gail Nevitt of Louisville, Kentucky; by his several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow Taulbee and Annie (Hall) Woodrow; by his sister, Linda Mae Pollard; and by his brother, Boyd Taulbee.

  Friends may call 3-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 27th, at the Fern Creek Community Center, 6104 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Kentucky, 40291.
  A Celebration of Paul’s life will be held on Sunday, October 27th, at 3:30 p.m., by Drew Hayes, Mike Sawalich and Jim Butler, at the Fern Creek Community Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Hosparus Health Inpatient Care Center. Cards are available at the funeral home. Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family at this difficult time.

Oliver ‘Dave’ Gridley

  Oliver David “Dave” “Tony” Gridley, age 90, of Vevay, passed away with his loving family by his side at 2:40 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, at the Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

  Dave entered this life on December 10th, 1928, in Patriot. He was the second oldest of five sons of, Abijah North and Mary Elizabeth (Kinnett) Gridley. He was raised in Patriot, where he attended school.

  Dave was united in marriage on March 24th, 1951, to Wilma Maxine “Mickey” Covington. This happy union was blessed with three daughters: Diane, Cathy and Toni. Dave and Mickey shared nearly 20 years of marriage together until she passed away on February 2nd, 1971.

  After the death of Mickey, Dave was united in marriage to Nancy Jean Jackson in July of 1972. This happy union was blessed with three children: Bridget, April and David.

  Dave had a strong work ethic which carried forward to his children. As a young man, Dave worked for Bruce Hutchinson Farms and Bliss Hauling. He then worked for many years for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay, and Swiss Caps in Patriot. David decided to branch out on his own and started his own contracting business and over many years built a successful business and many beautiful homes in the area.

  After retirement, he was employed part time for Belterra Casino Golf Course in Florence.

  David was passionate about his vegetable gardening. He loved tractor pulling and his John Deere tractors. He was an avid high school and college basketball fan following his grandchildren’s sports career for the Switzerland County High School Pacers and the New Albany Bulldogs coached by his grandson, B.J.; and at Colby College and Indiana University. Wherever his grandchildren coached or played, he followed. He enjoyed watching Dan, Kodi and their children showing their cattle.

  Dave will be deeply missed by his daughters: Diane Karagory and her husband Randy of Freeport, Maine, Cathy McAlister and her husband Lynn of Patriot, Toni Renee Young and her husband Tim of Vevay, Bridget Gridley of Vevay, and April Gridley of East Enterprise; by his son, David Gridley and his wife Amanda of East Enterprise; by his grandchildren: Erin Knight Brochu and her husband Matt of Portland, Maine, B.J. McAlister and his companion Brandi of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Megan Ganguly and her husband Sonny of Bethesda, Maryland, Dan McAlister and his wife Kodi of Patriot, Chelsea Kirkpatrick and her husband Klint of Rising Sun, Mattea “Tater” Edwards of East Enterprise, Tristan Benham, Jullian Benham, Kearstan Gridley, and Dreylan “Little Pedro” Gridley; by his great-grandchildren: Lainie McAlister, Landen McAlister, Jackson Knight, Lynleigh “Little Blondie” McAlister, Eloise “Ella” Knight, Savana “Savi” Ganguly and Harison “Hari” Ganguly; by his brother, William “Bill” Gridley of Rising Sun, and his several nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Abijah North Gridley, who died on January 31st, 1972 and Mary Elizabeth (Kinnett) Gridley, who died on July 8th, 1981; by his wife, Wilma Maxine “Mickey” (Covington) Gridley, who died on February 2nd, 1971; by his brothers: James Abijah Gridley, who died on October 15th, 1985, Robert Shaw Gridley, who died on March 6th, 2007, and Gorden LeRoy Gridley, who died on January 3rd, 2006; and by his grandson-in-law, John Knight, who died on July 25th, 2015.

  Friends were invited call on the family on Saturday, October 12th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, October 13th, at the funeral home. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the John Knight Curiosity Lab, c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.