Brian W. Eads, Bruce E. Horn, Larry Joe Mikiska, Walter Carter Walden

Brian W. Eads

Brian W. Eads, 39, of Evansville, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Brian Eads

Brian Eads

He was born on Sept. 28, 1980 in Princeton to Garry and Rose (Memmer) Eads. He had lived in Francisco until moving to Evansville two years ago. He was a 2000 graduate of Wood Memorial High School. Brian enjoyed theater, which he majored in while attending Vincennes University. He was an artist and illustrator doing books for publishers. He worked for Peoplelink at Berry Plastics in Evansville.

Brian is survived by his parents, Garry and Rose Eads of Francisco; his spouse, Kirklin Edgin, of Evansville; his sister, Amber Taylor and her husband, Kenny, of Princeton; his nieces, Rebecca, Raygan, Riley, Kendra and Laura Taylor; his nephew, Jake Taylor; his godparents, Nancy Edwards and John Cousert;and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A private funeral service will be held at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor John Heumann officiating. Burial will be at St. Lucas Cemetery in Fort Branch. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Lucas Church Cemetery Fund. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Eads family.

You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Brian at www.colvinfuneralhome.com.

Bruce E. Horn

Bruce E. Horn, 74, of Lizton, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020.

Bruce was born in Vincennes and grew up in Freelandville. He had worked in information technology for Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance and retired after 37 years.

Survivors include his wife, Jeannie Horn; his son, Andrew Horn; his brother, Allan Horn; and his grandchildren, Chelsey and Koby Horn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ervin and Nelda Horn, and a brother, Roger Horn.

Memorial services will be private.

Online condolences may be made at www.matthewsmortuary.com.

Larry Joe Mikiska

Larry Joe Mikiska, 81, of Vincennes, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 15, 1938 in Vincennes to Joseph and Irene (Pruett) Mikiska. Larry worked for 44 years at Vincennes Steel and was a member of the Iron Workers Union Local 585. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church (Sacred Heart). He enjoyed spending time with family. He loved the outdoors especially hunting and fishing with family and friends.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis (Leimbach) Mikiska, to whom he was married on July 19, 1957; his children, Debbie Guentert of Evansville, Walter Mikiska and his wife, Dana, of Fort Wayne, Pam Carie and her husband, Bobby, of Bruceville, Ron Mikiska of Vincennes, Lori Phegley and her husband, Jeff, of Fairbanks, Daniel Mikiska and his wife, Kris, of Vincennes, and Doug Mikiska and his wife, Dawn, of Vincennes; his grandchildren, Jodi Hoover, Jessica Hang, Megan Carie, B.J. Carie, Blake Rosenberry, Savannah Bennett, Hope Parish, Jade Mikiska, and Garrett Mikiska; and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Rebecca Mikiska; and a sister, Nancy Williams.

There will be no public services. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Larry Mikiska.

Walter Carter Walden

Walter Carter Walden, 74, of Royston, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020, at his home.

Walter Walden

Walter Walden

He was born in Evansville on Dec. 12, 1945 to the late Andrew and Essie (Hardiman) Walden. He was a truck driver having worked for Rex Don Inc., and was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include his son, James Walter Carter of Indiana; his daughters, Charlene Carter Ray of Missouri, Sylvia Doerner of Indiana, Julia Lunn of Georgia, and Sysine Dale of Indiana; his brother, Wayne Carter of Indiana; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; his life partner of 24 years, Debi Alumbaugh of Illinois; her son, Travis Alumbaugh, and his three children.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton has been entrusted with arrangements and is honored to serve the Walden family.

You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Walter at www.colvinfuneralhome.com.

FUNERALS

Apple, Russel Franklin, died April 15. Private graveside services will be today at Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: www.goodwinsieversfh.com.

Elliott, Robert Lee, Jr., died on April 9. Due to the coronavirus social distancing regulations, services will be private. Memorials: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

Hughes, Jacob Matthew, died April 10. Private family services will be today at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery. A Celebration of Jacob’s life will be held at a later date this fall. Memorials: Vincennes Parks and Recreation Department or the Lincoln High School Athletic Department. Condolences: www.goodwinfamily.com.

Lemon, John Thais, died April 8. Due to the coronavirus social distancing regulations, services will be private. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Memorials: Christian Education Foundation, 229 Church St. Vincennes, IN 47591. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

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