DAVID L. OVERBY, 83, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Born in Mishawaka, Ind., he served in the Navy during the Korean War and was a Police Officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department for 33 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church; F.O.P. Post 14; V.F.W. Post 857; American Legion Post 82; and Voiture 40/8 Post 37. He is survived by his sons, Larry (Mary Jo) Overby of North Ridgeville, Ohio, Mike (Kathy) Overby of Florida and Pat (Carol) Overby of North Carolina; daughter, Edna (Gene) Beer of Decatur; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Margaret, on Christmas Eve; his parents, Byron and May; and sister, Janet Doepke. Funeral service is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Rd., with calling starting at 4 p.m. Private burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana,
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 6, 2013