Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

October 17, 2013

Obituaries: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Robert William Ascani

GLASGOW – Robert William Ascani, 54, of Glasgow, died suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital. A native of Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Angelo and Elizabeth Campi Ascani. He was a machine operator at Akebono of Glasgow.

Survivors include his fiancée, Kathy Froedge; for 27 years they had been the love of each other’s lives; two sons, Jeremy Ascani and his girlfriend Kristie Hunter, and Tony Jones and his wife Mandy; one daughter, Leslie Soliderich; eight grandchildren, Delana Jones, Slade Jones, Austin Jones, Cody Jones, Jasmine Dowdy, Faith Dowdy, Leah Townley and Terri Ann Wilder; one brother, Joseph Ascani; a special cousin, James Wolfe.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ricky Ascani, and one sister, Brenda.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to help defray funeral expenses.

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James C. Ballow

MUNFORDVILLE – James C. Ballow, 74, of Munfordville, passed away peacefully Oct. 16, 2013, at his residence in Munfordville.

He was originally from Louisville and was the son of the late Andrew and Pauline Ballow. James was a Navy veteran, a lifetime member of Bass Masters, a lifetime member of VFW Post 5421, a member of Valley Station Masonic Lodge and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He loved fishing, working in the yard, hunting and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Janice Ballow; a proud father of Bonnie Fontana, of Munfordville, James E. Ballow, of Nevada, Scott Ballow and wife Cindy, of Wisconsin, and Penny Armstrong and husband William, of Shepherdsville; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Danny Ballow and wife Karen, of Texas, Charles Ballow, Joseph Ballow and wife Lisa, of Florida; sister, Virginia Bickel and husband Frank, of Louisville.

Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Camp Ground United Methodist Church in Bonnieville. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to American Cancer Society. Sego Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.



Harold Junior Hiser

GLASGOW – Harold Junior Hiser, 75, of Glasgow, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital. Born in Knob Lick, he was the son of the late Lee Otis and Lucille Morgan Hiser. Mr. Hiser was a member of Caney Fork Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Virginia Cherry Hiser, of Glasgow; three children, Ricky Hiser and wife Trish, of Glasgow, Jerry Hiser and wife Diane, of Glasgow, and Marcella Hiser and her companion Jimmy Compton, of Cave City; four brothers, James Hiser, of Roseville, Cecil Hiser and wife Margie, of Roseville, Ray Hiser and wife Peggy, of Caney Fork, and Robert Hiser and wife Brenda, of Austin; two sisters, Brenda Hiser Beck, of Glasgow, and Patricia Hiser Gentry and husband Jimmy, of Etoile; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Richard McCutcheon and Junior Cherry and a sister-in-law, Jeanette Kirby and husband Jerry.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Edna McCutcheon and a brother, Richard Hiser.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Caney Fork Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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Harold ‘Mac’ McManama

FOUNTAIN RUN – Harold “Mac” McManama, 82, of Fountain Run, died Oct. 5, 2013, at Bowling Green Nursing & Rehab Center.

He was born in Meade County, the son of the late George Clifton and Myrtle Still McManama. He was a retired electrician for G.E. Company in Louisville, and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Survivors include his son, Gary McManama, of Fountain Run; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Clayton McManama and one sister, Juanita Colsher.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Oct. 19, at the family’s farm in Barren County. Arrangements provided by A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

www.crowfuneralhome.com



Willard Ardell Nichols

GLASGOW – Willard Ardell Nichols, 85, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at NHC Health Care Facility.

He was the son of the late Eldon Spencer and Addie Oliver Nichols. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Brown Nichols; one son, Phillip A. Nichols; one daughter, Marsha Lynn Nichols Sansom and her husband Steve.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Wilma Geraldine Nichols.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Union #1 Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

www.hatchersaddler.com