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William Drummond Voorhis
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1921
Death: May 10, 1999
Howard County
Indiana, USA



Kokomo Tribune Kokomo, Indiana
Tuesday May 11, 1999

William Drummond Voorhis, 78, Greentown, died the morning of May 10, 1999, at Howard Community Hospital. He was born April 19, 1921. He was the beloved husband of Ruth Parson. They were married Aug. 16, 1941. He was known for two great loves in his life. The first was his family of six children, 12 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. The other was an avid interest in sports of all kinds. He was generous with the advice, particularly for Eastern High School and Indiana University sports, earning him the nickname of "Coach." A retired farmer, Bill was very active in the Kokomo Senior Citizen's Center, serving on its Advisory Board. He was also a member of Antioch Christian Church, Swayzee. He was a league bowler, a gardener, and a teller of tall tales. He is survived by......... 
 
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 Parents:
  Morris Kibbe Voorhis (1876 - 1965)
  Hazel Grace Hanger Voorhis (1890 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Marcella Ruth Parson Voorhis (1922 - 2016)*
 
 Siblings:
  Georgia Voorhis Harding (1897 - 1984)**
  Zola Christina Voorhis Collins (1906 - 1991)**
  Virginia Annabelle Voorhis Warr (1920 - 2014)*
  William Drummond Voorhis (1921 - 1999)
  Charles Robert Voorhis (1923 - 2005)*
  Dolores M Baker (1927 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Jerome Cemetery
Jerome
Howard County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: JJ Coppinger
Record added: May 27, 2009
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William Drummond Voorhis
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