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DAVID COURTNEY, 63, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. He was a son of Shirley and Darrell Courtney of Ohio. He graduated from Culver Military Academy followed by Hanover College. Dave was an avid singer. He majored in music at Hanover College where he met his wife, Carol. He was a member of various choirs throughout his life, most recently the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus. He worked in transportation for handicapped individuals for nearly 20 years before getting his teaching certification. Dave taught mathematics at Fort Wayne Community Schools until his retirement. His love of reading, music, people and video games helped him connect with his students and children. His three children Arwen, Abby, and Aaron Courtney, also have fond memories of him playing Santa, teaching them to drive, and camping as a family. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Carol Courtney; three children, Arwen, Abby, and Aaron; and siblings, Darla, Doug, Dayna, and Darren. Memorial service is 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 1811 Fairhill Road, Fort Wayne, Ind. Memorials can be sent to Cancer Services of NE Indiana, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus, or the Hanover College Choir.

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 13, 2019