Friday, March 29, 2013

Neocyte Draconis

Neocyte Draconis "AKA Jeremy Alan Hopkins", 36, of Alexandria, KY,  passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at The Arbors of Milford. He is survived by his wife, Leslie; son, Draco Hopkins; his parents, Marilyn Anita & Everett (Tad) Hopkins Jr.; 2 sisters, January Smith & Jenna Hopkins; brother, Jonathan Hopkins; grandparents, Carol & Everett Hopkins Sr. & Betty Armstrong. Memorial visitation will be held Monday, April 1, 2013 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM with a Memorial Service beginning at 7:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, Kentucky.  Everyone in attendance will have an opportunity to speak if they wish to do so.  Memorials can be made to Draco Hopkins Fund at any US Bank location.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Edna M. Wagner

Edna M. Wagner, 87, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at her home in Melbourne, KY. Edna was a homemaker & a member of Saint Joseph Parish, Camp Springs, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Wagner, a daughter, Mae Bruckner & a grandson, Keith Taylor.  She is survived by a daughter, Judy Taylor; 4 sons, Stanley, Larry, Jerry & Steve Wagner; 3 sisters, Florence Chalk, Mildred Heiert & Ruth Walker; 15 grandchildren & 18 great grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM Monday, April 1, 2013 with Mass beginning at 12:00 PM at Saint Joseph Church Camp Springs, KY. Entombment in Saint Stephen Mausoleum, Fort Thomas, KY. Memorials can be made in the form of Masses.  Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Norman C. Ruf

Norman C. Ruf, 75, of California, KY, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. He was a body man for Littleton's Paint & Body of Walton, KY, a member of Flagg Springs Baptist Church of California, KY and an Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents Eugene & Bessie (Beyersdoerfer) Ruf, two brothers Elwood & Eugene Ruf Jr. Norman is survived by his loving wife, Pat Ruf (nee Buford); two sons, Odious Hickman Jr. and Chuck (Melissa) Hickman; two daughters, Ronda (Brandon) Smalley and Norma "Chrissy" (Brad) Cummins; eight grandchildren, Ashley and Kayla Bouldin, Tyler and Jake Baker, Aiden and Luke Smalley, Emma and Clark Cummins; three sisters, Viola Jones, Darlene Pattman and Judy Poe; one brother, Ronnie Ruf. Visitation 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Monday, March 25, 2013 with funeral services beginning at 2:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Entombment in Alexandria Mausoleum, Alexandria, KY. Memorials may be made to Flagg Springs Baptist Church, 12204 Flagg Springs Pike, California, KY 41007.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Charles Edward Neace

Charles Edward Neace, age 71, of Norwood, OH passed away peacefully at his home on March 20, 2013.  Charles was  born in Little, Kentucky to parents Cicero and Leanna Napier Neace on March 4, 1942. He was an Army Veteran and a retiree of Siemens, Norwood, OH. After retiring in 2004 he became a devoted grandfather and enjoyed his daily trips to River Downs. It was also well known that he was a loyal Kentucky Wildcats fan, rooting them on every game from his comfy recliner.  He will forever be remembered for his quick wit, wonderful smile, kind heart and his love for his children. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Cornell Neace; and sisters, Pearlie Neace, Cloma Mullins and Oma Miller. He is survived by his four children, Michael Neace, Debora Neace, Charles “Craig” (Monique) Neace and Ruth (Michael Faraco) Neace; brothers, Melvin (Esther) Neace and Taylor (Dolores) Neace; sister, Margie Bush; proud grandfather of Savannah and Nathaniel. Visitation will be held on Sat, March 23, 2013 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington Street, Alexandria, KY 41001 from 2pm-4pm with Funeral Services following at 4pm. 
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Marie Ann Kinstler

Marie Ann Kinstler, 96, of Alexandria, KY passed away on March 17 at St. Elizabeth in Fort Thomas, KY. She was a homemaker for her family and a faithful member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Marie is preceded in death by her husband John Henry (1985). She is survived by her son, Norbert (Carole) Kinstler; Daughters, Ann (Jim) Bricking, and Mary Jane Uhl; Grandchildren, Debra Kinstler, Lori (Gary) Crawford, Julie (Craig) Reinhart, Tim (Amanda) Bricking; Great-grandchildren, Nicholas Crawford, Emmett  Bricking, Malia and Isaiah Reinhart; brother, Ray Steffen; Sisters in Law, Jean and Betty Steffen. Visitation will be held Friday, March 22 from 11:00AM - 12:00PM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria, Kentucky with the Mass of Christian Burial following at 12:00PM. Interment at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Memorials to: St. Mary's Catholic Church, 8246 Main St. Alexandria, KY 41001 or St. Charles Care Center, 500 Farrell Dr. Covington, KY 41011 or Baptist Convalescent Center, 120 Main St. Newport, KY 41071. Online condolences at

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Stanley Leap

Stanley William Leap, 85, of Alexandria, passed away on March 9, 2013. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Cold Spring and worked for Heekin Can Company for 37 years. Stanley was the last of nine children. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elizabeth; Sons, Jeff (Teresa), and John Leap; Daughters, Eva (Larry) Herbst, Raye Jean (Jay) Wright; 7 grandchildren and 7 great - grandchildren. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2013 5:00 - 8:00 PM at Alexandria Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 13 at 10:00 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Memorials to your charity of choice. Online condolences can be given at

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

William Thomas Ries

William Thomas Ries, 70, of California, KY passed away on March 5, 2013. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati and served in the US Airforce. Through his life he served in various fields of law enforcement. William is preceded in death by his brother, J.D. Alexander. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Rauch), son, William T. Ries Jr.(Kelly); Daughter, Teri Ries; Brother, Joe Ries; grandchildren, Jacob, Bailey, and Sydney Ries. Memorial gathering on Saturday, March 9th from 2-4 PM at the Alexandria Fire Department, 7951 Alexandria Pike Alexandria, Kentucky 41001. Memorials to: Charity of your choice. Online condolences at