FORT BRANCH, Ind.
— William V. Davis, 76, of FortBranch,
passed away Saturday July 11, 2009.
He was a graduate of OwensvilleHigh
School, PurdueUniversity and IndianaUniversity. A dedicated teacher and
guidance counselor, he retired in 1991, after 32 years of teaching agriculture,
math and science. His career included positions at NinevahHigh School,
NewPalestineHigh School and PrincetonHigh School. He was an FFA and 4-H
leader for many years and influenced the lives of many young people. He was a past
Master of the Fort Branch Masonic Lodge #696 and a member of the First United
Methodist Church of Fort Branch. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Known to his friends and family as Bill, he was always there to help. He was an
avid reader and woodworker.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Myra Davis of
Owensville, his infant daughter, Myra Lisa, and his brother, Samuel Davis of North
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carol Jean Woolston
Davis; his children, Devon Davis of Ferris, Texas, Susan Davis Rardin of Indianapolis and Duane Scott Davis of Seymour;
his nephews, Jerry Woolston of Scurry, Texas, and
Timothy Woolston of Corydon. He had ten grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Stodghill Funeral Home
on Hwy 168 West in Fort Branch, Indiana,
on Wednesday, July 15, from to
Burial services will be held at MauckCemetery
in Owensville on Thursday the 16th, with the funeral procession beginning at at Stodghill
Funeral Home. A memorial service conducted by Reverend John Windell, will be held at the
First United Methodist Church of Fort Branch, 100 W.
Vine St., following the burial.