Obituaries

Obituaries: Jan. 22 edition

Obituaries: Jan. 22 edition

| January 22, 2014

Desmon Heath Davis, 38, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Desmon was an outstanding athlete with football being his favorite sport. He was an avid Steelers fan and enjoyed coaching the Rams football team through Metro Youth Sports. Surviving are his daughter, Liasha Cooper; two sons, Cortney Brooks and Desmon […]

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Obituaries: Jan. 15 edition

Obituaries: Jan. 15 edition

| January 15, 2014

Jamarcus D. Abercrombie, 40, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Kenneth Alexander Jr., 35, of Fort Wayne, passed on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. He was born on Jan. 6, 1978, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his son, Adam McCowan of Fort Wayne; mother, Bertha Alexander of Detroit; […]

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Showbiz, entrepreneurial legend Al Stiles crosses over 91

Showbiz, entrepreneurial legend Al Stiles crosses over 91

| January 12, 2014

Renowned entertainer, business leader and activist Albert “Al” Bernard Stiles, 91, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Carmel, Ind.

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Local hall of fame publisher Richard Inskeep crosses over at 89

Local hall of fame publisher Richard Inskeep crosses over at 89

| January 12, 2014

Richard G. “Dick” Inskeep, 89, of Fort Wayne, died Jan. 8, 2014. Born in Bluffton, Inskeep served as president and publisher of The Journal Gazette Company.

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Obituaries: Jan. 8 edition

Obituaries: Jan. 8 edition

| January 12, 2014

• Andrew W. “Bubble” Moore • Henry Rutledge Jr. • Richard “Nute” Swain

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Yusef Lateef, legendary musician, dies at 93

Yusef Lateef, legendary musician, dies at 93

| January 12, 2014

Yusef A. Lateef, the renowned musician, composer and Grammy-winning recording artist, 93, died peacefully Dec. 23 at his home in Amherst, Mass.

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Legend, Al Stiles crosses over

Legend, Al Stiles crosses over

| January 11, 2014

On Jan. 2, legendary performer, entrepreneur and community advocate Al Stiles made his transition at age 91.

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Obituaries: Jan. 1 edition

Obituaries: Jan. 1 edition

| January 5, 2014

• Shirley Ann Brown • Felicia Jewel Harris • Augusta Hathaway • Doris M. Humphrey • Classie Delores Johnson • Ceretta “Peggy” Marshall • Willie Mae Pitts-Stephens • Selena Robinson

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Obituaries: Dec. 25 edition

Obituaries: Dec. 25 edition

| December 26, 2013

• Deacon Arthur Essex Sr. • Francine Denise Clancy-Hollis • Louise Harvey • Marcell Jefferson • Arica Neyvette Johnson • Pamela B. Turner

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Veteran policeman, Willie Ware crosses over at 74

Veteran policeman, Willie Ware crosses over at 74

| December 20, 2013

The Summit City lost one of the police pioneers when Willie Ware, 74, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 in Indianapolis with family by his side.

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