Obituaries: 02-01-19

Richard Bingham

Richard Edwin Bingham, 77, of Volcano, died Jan. 18, 2019, at the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Grass Valley, Calif. He was a retired table games dealer at the Flamingo Hilton in Laughlin, Nev.


No services.

He is survived by three daughters, Marissa Ruby, Nakesha Bingham, and Alena McNeal; son, Richard G. Bingham; two sisters, Phillis Jennings and Dolores Klienhan; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

Online condolences:

Katharine Stormont

Katharine Wessel Stormont, 85, of Hilo, died Jan. 15, 2019, at the Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a retired health aide for the Department of Education, member of the First United Protestant Church, Noe Noe Golf Club, Reed’s Bay Girls Golf Club, a graduate of Hilo High School and the University of Hawaii-Manoa.

Private services.

She is survived by husband, William J. Stormont of Hilo, sons, William T. (Jan De Luz) Stormont of Hilo, John P. (Jennifer) Stormont of Seattle, Samuel M. (Nancy) Stormont of San Francisco, Edward A. Stormont of Sherwood, Oregon; eight grandchildren.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

David Goebel

David Jeffery Goebel, 37 of Pahoa, died Jan. 20, 2019, at home. He was born on Jan. 24, 1981, in Seattle.


David is survived by spouse, Michelle Goebel; mother, Aldean “Amy” Goebel; son, Brennan Goebel; daughters, Breanna Goebel, Destiney Goebel, Danni Goebel; brothers, Shawn Goebel, Kyle Goebel; sister, Angel Goebel; paternal grandmother Corinne Goebel; numerous aunts and uncles.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary Hilo.