Date of birth: 6 April 1913 Date of death: 26 December 1982 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise 29 December 1982 WILLIAM M. "Doc" DOWNS Services for William Martin "Doc" Downs, 69, Indianapolis were held Wednesday, December 29, at Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel in Indianapolis. Downs, a former resident of Edinburgh, died Sunday, December 26, at Community Hospital in Indianapolis. He moved from Edinburgh in 1933 and worked in the maintenance dept. of Dura-Containers Co. for 26 years, retiring in 1977. He was a member of Edinburgh United Methodist Church and Veritas Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Zelma Wardrup Downs. Other survivors include a son, Larry Downs, Atlanta, Georgia, and two grandchildren. Two cousins, Merle and Donald Ridpath of Edinburgh.
Submitted by Mark Wirey