Mr. David E. Duell, 74, Reelsville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at the Waters of Greencastle.
Born March 8, 1934, in Brazil, he was the son of David R. and Annabelle (Roberts) Duell. He was a graduate of Reelsville High School "Class of 1953" and had attended DePauw University. He married Donna Jean (Gaddis) Duell Oct. 25, 1968, and she preceded him in death Feb. 21, 2000.
Mr. Duell had been a Manager in the shipping department at IBM from 1959-1987. After his retirement he worked as a security guard with Hoffa Security. He was a United States Army Veteran having served in the Korean War and a member of Masonic Lodge No. 132, Cloverdale.
Survivors include his children Judy Covey and husband Jim, Ft. Pierce, Fla., Jack Mace and wife Mary Jane, Greencastle, John Mace and wife Rhonda, Fillmore, Jerry Mace and wife Lois, Cedar Hill Texas, Jan Mace, Greencastle, Jean Spears and husband Rick, Clayton, Jeff Mace and wife Tracy, Greencastle, and Jim Mace and wife Christa, Grand Prairie, Texas, 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and an infant sister.
A Masonic Lodge Memorial service will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with services to follow with the Rev. Steve Blaydes officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m., until time of service Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Putnam County, P.O. Box 444 Greencastle, 46135, or to the American Cancer Society 705 Putnam St., Terre Haute, 47802.
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