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Donald E Alvis
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1919
Jasper County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1973
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA

Columbus Republic 5 Feb 1973
Father of Viet War
Victim Dies Today

Donald E. Alvis, 54, of Hope route 1 died unexpectedly at 5 a.m. today of an apparent heart attack. Operation Life emergency ambulance was called but he was reported dead on arrival of the unit at his home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hathaway-Myers funeral home by the Rev. Alvin Wilson. Burial will be at the Hope Moravian cemetery. Persons may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Mr. Alvis was born Jan. 22, 1919, in Remington, to Ora and Ira Norwood Alvis. On Jan. 15, 1944, he married Jean Stockment who survives. His mother also survives at Route 9.

Mr. Alvis was a self-employed truck driver for the Liquid Transport corporation at Indianapolis. He was a member of the Hope United Methodist church and a veteran of the second world war.

Surviving with his wife and mother are a son, Douglas at home; four daughters, Mrs. Dale Drake of 425 11th, Mrs. Thomas Sheffield of Brownstown, Mrs. Roger McKinney of Seymour and Marcia Alvis at home; six brothers, Dwight, Wayne and Ralph Alvis, all of Route 9, Warren and Rex Alvis, both of Shelbyville and Max Alvis of Flat Rock Park, and a sister, Mrs. Joseph Turley of Route 9. He was preceded in death by a son, Staff Sgt. Donald D. Alvis, who was killed in Vietnam in February of 1968.
Family links: 
  Ora Earl Alvis (1889 - 1958)
  Ivagene I Norwood Alvis (1898 - 1976)
  Jean L Stockment Alvis (1920 - 2006)
  Donald Dean Alvis (1945 - 1968)*
  Donald E Alvis (1919 - 1973)
  Dwight L Alvis (1920 - 1983)*
  Warren L Alvis (1922 - 2001)*
  Audrey Ann Alvis (1931 - 1932)*
  Max N Alvis (1935 - 2002)*
  Vaugh Alvis (1936 - 1937)*
  Richard Vaughn Alvis (1936 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Moravian Cemetery
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Alana Knochel Bauman
Originally Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64303143
Donald E Alvis
Added by: Linda Meyer
Donald E Alvis
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Added by: In Loving Memory Of My Beloved Son Gary
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Thank you for your service in preserving our country's freedoms. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Dec. 26, 2012

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