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Aug. 24, 1927

May 16, 2014




DELPHOS — William “Bill” D. Daulbaugh, 86, of Delphos died at 8:15 p.m. Friday at Vancrest of Delphos.

He was born Aug. 24, 1927, in Maryland to Charles M. and Elva A. (Gainer) Daulbaugh, who preceded him in death.

He married to Mildred Killian on Sept. 4, 1948 and they were together for over 61 years. She preceded him in death.

He worked at Westinghouse in the sales department, as a sales manager for 11 years at Neon Products and then he retired from Friendly’s Automotive where he also worked in sales. He was a well-known car salesman working at several local dealerships. He was best known for his honesty and integrity.

He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Eastern Star #26, past member of the Masonic Hope Lodge #214 for over 60 years, the Delphos Chapter #105 where he was very active and officer of both. He was a high school graduate of Jefferson.

His true passion in life was his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, Douglas D. Daulbaugh of Mansfield; a daughter, Susan (Charles) Wilkin of Delphos; a brother, Richard M. (Sue) Daulbaugh of Akron; a daughter-in-law, Linda Daulbaugh; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a son, William “Bill” G. Daulbaugh; and a great-granddaughter, Aubrey Lynn Klausing.

Funeral service is at 2 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. David Howell officiating, and calling one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Delphos Rotary Club: Music in the Park or to the First Candle for SIDS research.

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