William Paul Couch, 73, of Lakeview, died at 6:10 a.m. on Monday, December 23, 2013, in the Dayton VA Medical Center, Dayton.
He was born on April 24, 1940, in Mocksville, N.C., the son of James and Ruby (Baker) Couch. Paul was a machinist at SPECO and Elliott Co.
Survivors include a daughter, Paula McConahay and husband Colin of Marysville; four sons, Allen and his wife Tabbie of Springfield, William Paul of Fairborn, Douglas Edward of Marysville and Raymond Lawrence of Marysville; 6 grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Murphy and husband Glen of Newcomerstown, OH; a brother, Samuel O'Dell and wife Betty of Chillicothe; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Mary Frances, and brothers, Virgil, Junior, T.A. and Lawrence.
The family will receive friends 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, December 30, 2013, in the WALTER & SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, where a service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Inurnment will follow at Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana.
Contributions may be made in Paul's memory to the Dayton Veterans Administration Hospice, 4100 W. Third St., Dayton, OH 45428.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.com.