Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

March 18, 2013

William R. Marlow, 85

Greensburg — William R. Marlow, 85 of Greensburg, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Methodist Hospital Indianapolis.

He was born Jan. 8, 1928 in Decatur County, the son of Earl and Mabel (Johnson) Marlow.

He was a 1946 graduate of Sandusky High School. Right after graduation he joined the U.S. Air Force serving for six years. He was a serviceman for PSI for 38 years, retiring in 1990. He was also a building inspector for Decatur County, retiring again in 2000.

He was a member of First Baptist Church and attended Sandusky Methodist Church. He was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, 50-year member of the Masons, Knights of Pythias, and VFW.

He married Donna S. (Springmier) Marlow April 23rd, 1949 in Greensburg, and she survives at their home.

He is survived by one son, John (JoAnn) Marlow of Greensburg; one sister, Sue (Charles) Smith of Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Larry (Coleen) Malcom; four grandchildren; Angela (Greg) Walterman, Melissa Marlow, Jim (Danielle) Herndon, and Kristy (Matt) Donner; 10 great-grandchildren: Emily and Tyler Walterman, Keisha, Parker, and Peyton Cull; Keegan Marlow; Luke and Lily Donner; Abi and Zach Herndon and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Gary Marlow; four Sisters: Barbara Baker, Agnes McCullough, Frieda Bray, and Wilma J. Marlow; three brothers: Francis (Buster), Wayne, and Fred Marlow.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home, with a Masonic Service at 3:45 p.m.

The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Decatur County.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.

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