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David Dobbyn Andes

  • Birth 2 Apr 1924 Utica, Oneida County, New York, USA
  • Death 12 Mar 2009 Temple, Bell County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 34986773

David D. Andes

Published: March 19, 2009
Memorial services for David Dobbyn Andes, 84, of Temple will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church in Temple.

Private burial will be in Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Mr. Andes died Wednesday, March 11, at his home.

He was born on April 2, 1924, to William Henry and Elizabeth Allerdice Andes in Utica, N.Y. He married Mary Alice Fowler on Oct. 5, 1946, in Abilene. He served in the U.S. Army, retiring as a Major MSC. During his service he earned 4 Battle Stars in the European Theater with the 4th Armored Division during World War II. His other decorations include the Purple Heart; the Bronze Star; the Combat Medical Badge; the Presidential Unit Citation and the French Fleur de Guerre.

He was a member of First Christian Church in Temple for more than 30 years, receiving the Elder Emeritus status; the Knob Creek, AF & AM; the Temple Civic Theatre; Past Commander of American Legion Post 26; Past Master Councilor in the Order of DeMolay; Past President in Plaza Forum; Past Chairman of SCORE; past president of Temple Kiwanis Club; past Lieutenant Governor, Div 23, T/O District Kiwanis; past president Temple Golden K Kiwanis; past member Zoning Board of Adjustment & Appeal, Temple; he was a volunteer with the American Cancer Society; and a life-member of Reserve Officer Associations and of the DAV. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gail Andes.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years; two daughters, Brenda Calhoun of Temple and Maureen Jistel of The Colony; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church of Temple, 300 North Fifth Street, Temple, Texas 76501; Vista Care Hospice, 2626B South 37th Street, Temple, Texas 76504; the Temple Civic Theatre, 2413 South 13th Street, Temple, Texas 76504 or to the charity of your choice.

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple is in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: LBW Gibson
  • Added: 19 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34986773
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Dobbyn Andes (2 Apr 1924–12 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34986773, citing Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by LBW Gibson (contributor 46967163) .