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Obituary: Donald Gene Tooley, Columbus

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Donald Gene Tooley, 73, of Columbus, died at 10:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Mr. Tooley had been employed as a fuel truck transport driver for Little Champ and Johnson Oil before retirement.  He enjoyed Internet cards, spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and tinkering in the garage.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street with Brother Glenn Poynter officiating.  Calling will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service Monday. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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Born in Columbus Aug. 27, 1939, Mr. Tooley was the son of Garah and Irene Kinsley Tooley. He married Wilma Marsh April 30, 1959, in Columbus.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Brad (Eileen) Tooley and Brian (Rocky) Tooley, all of Columbus; grandchildren, Kristy (Lonnie) Burton, Chris (Renee) Denton, Shana, Donald and Daniel Tooley; and great-grandchildren, Baylen, Haley and Dakota Burton, Carter and Madelyn Denton.


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