Obituaries 01/19/2023


Patrick ‘Rick’ Dalgleish

  Patrick James “Rick” Dalgleish, age 74, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, January 12th, 2023 at River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.

  Born on October 28th, 1948 in Madison, he was the son of John and Margaret (Manley) Dalgleish. Rick was a 1967 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School, and earned an associate’s degree from Purdue University.

  He was the purchasing director for the Randall Textron Company, formerly in Vevay, where he worked from 1967 until his retirement in 2002.

  He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, a former member of Walnut Street Fire Department #4, an honorary lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, and a member of the Sons of the American Legion. Rick was an avid IU basketball, Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds fan.

  Survivors include his wife, the former Connie Guthrie, to whom he was married on March 19th, 2014 in Madison; his two brothers: John “Jack” Dalgleish and his wife Kathy of Madison and Michael “Chester” Dalgleish and his wife Cathy of Dupont, Indiana; by his one sister, Rose Ann Seidl of Madison; and by several nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents and by his two nieces: Sara Dalgleish in 2016 and Lindsey Dalgleish in 2020.

  Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 19th, from 10 a.m. until noon at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 413 East Second Street, Madison, Indiana, 47250.

  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Christopher Craig on Thursday, January 19th, at noon at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.

  Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Shawe and Pope John, 305 West State Street, Madison, Indiana, 47250.

  Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford. Kentucky, is assisting the family during this difficult time.

Beverly Gullion

  Beverly Gullion, 77, of Indianapolis and formerly of Scottsburg, Indiana, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 8th, 2023, at her residence.

  She was born on March 29, 1945, in Oakland, California, to L.R. “Bill” and Helen Manford Chase. She grew up in Patriot, where she attended school; and also in Madison, where she was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

  She was a 1963 graduate of Madison High School and completed her bachelor’s degree at Indiana University in 1966, where she was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. She earned her master’s degree from East Texas State University in 1971.

  She married her high school sweetheart, John Gullion, on May 29th, 1966, in Madison.

  She followed her mother’s footsteps into education and taught for more than 28 years. Her first teaching job was in 1967 at Wilmer-Hutchins School in Texas. She moved back to her hometown of Madison and taught there for one year. She and her husband were both offered teaching positions at Scott County School District 2 which allowed her to teach at Johnson, Vienna and Scottsburg Elementary schools.

  She also served as curriculum director for Scott County School District 2 for many years and was instrumental in establishing the kindergarten program there.

  She loved flowers and was an avid gardener but a better supervisor on irrigation and weed control. She loved spending time with her family including vacations and trips to Disney. She was a generous person and her love for early childhood development and education led her to continue working in that field including creating Scottsburg Academy in 1995, a private school for the academically gifted.

  She enjoyed directing children’s plays and musicals. She later created and started the Imagination Station in Madison in 2010, operating it full time until her retirement in 2015.

  She moved to Scottsburg in 2011 and later to Indianapolis in 2017 to be closer to her family.

  Survivors include her husband of 56 years, John Gullion of Indianapolis; her four children: Christy Deaton, John Gullion and Jonathan Gullion, all of Indianapolis and Cara Alfele of Scottsdale, Arizona; her cousin, Jacquelyn Craig Burke, who was like a sister to Beverly; and by her 11 grandchildren.

  She was preceded in death by her parents.

  Visitation was held on Saturday, January 14th, at Adams Family Funeral Homes & Crematory in Scottsburg, Indiana.

  Cremation followed.

  Memorial donations may be given through the funeral home to The Hope Scholarship Fund at Heritage Christian School where her daughter teaches.

Billy Romans

  Billy Don Romans, age 60, of Patriot, passed away at 5:25 a.m. on Thursday, January 12th, 2023, at The Waters of Rising Sun in Rising Sun.

  Billy entered this life on September 10th, 1962 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Bill was raised in Patriot, and was the son of William George “Willie” Romans of Patriot and the late Beverly Jean (Miller) Romans. Billy attended Patriot Elementary School and the Switzerland County High School.

  Billy was united in marriage to Joey Lynne Williamson, and they were blessed with a son, William “Billy” Nicholas Romans.

  Billy helped several farmers in Switzerland County for several years. He was also employed for Richardson’s Industry in Vevay; Hilltop Basic Resources;  Swiss Caps in Patriot; Grand Victoria in Rising Sun; and R Houston & Son in Ghent, Kentucky.

  Billy enjoyed canoeing, yard work and hanging out with his friends.

  Billy is survived by his father: William George “Willie” Romans of Patriot; by his sisters: Teresa Miller and her husband Dale of Rising Sun and Charjeana Thomas and her husband Gale of Patriot; by his aunt, Joyce White of Rising Sun; by his nieces and nephews; and by his great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

  He was preceded in death by his son, William “Billy” Nicholas Romans, who died on November 5th, 2011; by his mother, Beverly Jean (Miller) Romans, who died on August 7th, 2014; by his sister, Karen Sue Huber, who died on December 31st, 2011; by his nephew, Michael Wayne Davis, who died on March 5th, 1985; by his grandparents: Samuel Brown Romans, who died in May of 1956, Charlotte Dorothy (Freeman) Romans, who died on September 27th, 1995, and Rodie Franklin Miller and Faye Elizabeth (Knoll) Miller-Estes; and by his aunts and uncles.

  Private family services are being held.

  Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Eastview Cemetery. Cards are available at the funeral home.