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OBITUARIES April 25, 2015

3/10/2014 1:20:00 PM
David Durand "Buck" Webb, 86
David Durand Webb
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David Durand Webb

David Durand Webb, 86 worked for most of life

David Durand "Buck" Webb, 86, of North Vernon died at 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at Lincoln Hills Health Center in New Albany.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Dove- Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 4 until 8 p.m. Members of Matt Hester Post #2021 V.F.W. will provide military graveside rites in the Vernon Cemetery.

Mr. Webb retired in 1987 after 40 years from Cummins Engine Company in Columbus where he had worked in the research department and worked for 20 years for Country Squire Lake Security retiring in 2008. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. Mr. Webb attended Butlerville High School.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Columbus and enjoyed bowling, roller-skating, riding motorcycles, golfing, flying airplanes, traveling, photography, and was the owner of Webb's Archery Shop.

Born April 23, 1927 in McRoberts, Kentucky, Mr. Webb was the son of David Burnace and Malinda Vanover Webb. He married Jeanetta Henry on July 3, 1950 in Jennings County and she survives.

In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, Jeffery (Kenda) Webb and Lance Webb both of North Vernon; daughters, Jerri (Steve) Tinsley of Georgetown, and Nikki (Terry) Miller and Stormey (Lyle) Booth, both of North Vernon; brother, Watson Webb of North Vernon; sister, Sonia Craft of North Vernon; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Herbert and Jimmy Dale Webb.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Hosparus of New Albany, Our Hospice of Jennings County, the Wounded Warriors Project or Alzheimer's Foundation.

Reader Comments

Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014
Article comment by: John Bott

David (Buck) Webb was a friend of mine. He died on March 7 and his obit wasn't published until July 14. Therefore, I missed his services.
Why was his obit held up 4 months?
Please email me. Thanks for any info.

John (Editor's note: The obituary was published in the March 11, 2014, issue of The Sun.)

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