Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Bruce A. Bartz

Bruce A. Bartz , 65, of Mentor, KY, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. He was a retired print tech for Xerox. He was a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. Bruce coached many teams throughout the years in basketball, softball and Knothole baseball.  Bruce is survived by his loving wife, Sue Gosney Bartz; daughter, Karen (Bill) Herald; son, Michael (Sarah) Bartz; 4 grandchildren, Amanda and  Noah Herald, Sophia and Trent Bartz; 2 brothers, William Bartz Jr.and Brian Bartz; sister, Beverly Smith. Visitation 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Friday, May 31, 2013 with Funeral Services following at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment in Grand View Cemetery, Mentor, KY.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Edna Mae Eckert

Edna Mae Eckert, 81, of Melbourne, KY, passed away on May 22, 2013 at her residence. Edna was preceded in death by her husband, John Eckert. She is survived by 3 daughters, Sharon Daniel, Donna Baker and Robin McCann; 2 sons, Steve and John Eckert; 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 28, 2013 with Funeral services immediately following. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery

Monday, May 20, 2013

Melvin Dickerson

Melvin  Dickerson, 94, of Highland Heights, passed away on  May 20, 2013. Capt. Dickerson retired after serving in the Air Force for 35 years. He served as a WWII pilot and served as flight instructor in Korea and Viet Nam. He was a 33rd degree Mason, retired from GE Evendale and a member of Newport Elks 273. Melvin is survived by his son, Paul Dickerson of Highland Heights, KY; brother, Art (Ann) Dickerson; Sister, Vivian Dickerson. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 9:30AM - 10:00AM with the funeral starting at 10:00AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Everyone is invited back to Newport Elks 273 for a time of rememberance and refreshments. Memorials can be given to Alzheimer’s Association 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026. Cincinnati, OH 45203. Online condolences can be given at

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Bobbie Jean Fugate

Bobbie Jean Fugate, 73, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at home. Bobbie Jean retired from DAV in Cold Spring, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband, A G Fugate in 2008. She is survived by a son, Ricky Fugate; a daughter, Patricia (Frank) Camarca; 3 sisters, Wanda Faye Watts, Freida Watkins & Cassie Rink; 5 brothers, Earl, James Kenneth, Estill, Larry & Charles Ray Noble. 2 grandchildren, Alecia Marie & Margaret Ann Camarca; 2 great grandchildren, Francis Anna-Marie Camarca & Eli Allen Williams. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral Service 10:00 AM Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the funeral home. Interment in the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Gale Gaskins

Gale Gaskins (nee Beard), 89, of Melbourne, KY, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Fort Thoms. Mrs. Gaskins was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Gaskins. She is survived by a  daughter, Marlene (Dan) Martin and a son Drew (Sarah) Gaskins; also survived by 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral service 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at the Evergreen Cemetery Chapel, Southgate, KY. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences can be given at
Albert William Messmer, 66, of California, KY, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013, at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Fort Thomas. He retired in 2002 after 37 years for Duke Energy (Cinergy). He was a former cub scout leader, a former member of Campbell County Planning & Zoning, a dedicated farmer and an avid card player. Albert was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Howard Messmer and Henrietta (Ruschman) Messmer and a son, William Messmer. Albert is survived by his loving wife, Carol (Miller) Messmer, 2 sons, Albert Bryon (Gail) Messmer and David (Jamie) Messmer; 2 daughters, Tammy (Stacy) Enzweiler and Sarah Beth Messmer; 7 grandchildren, Austin, Alex and Rachel Enzweiler, Ashley, Allison, Albert Colton, and Courtney Messmer. Visitation 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass 10:00 AM Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Saint Joseph Church, Camp Springs, KY. Memorials can be made to Saint Joseph Church, 6833 Four Mile Pike, Camp Springs, KY 41059 or Bishop Brossart High School, 4 Grove Street, Alexandria, KY 41001