James N."Artie" Rightnowar
James N. "Artie" Rightnowar, 66, of Bonnie died 4:03 a.m. Jan. 4, 2006,
at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
He was born April 20, 1939, in Jefferson County, a son of James W. and
Lucille (Peterson) Rightnowar.
He married Colleen (Jeffries) Rightnowar June 27, 1959, at Bonnie United
Methodist Church; she survives.
Mr. Rightnowar was retired from General Tire in Mt. Vernon.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Johnston Funeral Home in
Mt. Vernon, with David Shores officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Memorial
Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Johnston Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Rightnowar is survived by his wife, Colleen Rightnowar of Bonnie; two daughters,
Angela Dawn Fulkerson and husband Steve of Bonnie and Sherry Renee Clark and
husband Doug of Opdyke; four grandsons, Jason Fulkerson and special friend Kecia Allen
of Bonnie, Justin Fulkerson of Bonnie and special friend Charla Shurtz of Scheller, Shane
Clark of Opdyke and Cody Clark of Opdyke; two brothers, Tom Rightnowar and wife Carol of
Bonnie and Charles Rightnowar and special friend Paula Connaway of Mt. Vernon; several
nieces and nephews and sisters-in-law; and his special pet, "Peaches."
Mr. Rightnowar was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Garry Dean Rightnowar
and Larry Gene Rightnowar; and a sister, Millie Lynn Zumwalt.
For further information, you may contact Johnston Funeral Home at 242-0604.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Jan. 5, 2006
Submitted by: Cindy Ford