WILLIAM D. BUSHONG
Source: Waveland Independent, March 28, 1924
W. D. Bushong, a respected farmer living near Guion on the William Jarvis farm, died Saturday of neuritis and heart complications. Funeral services at the Christian Church on Monday morning were in charge of Rev. Ray D. Thomas of Crawfordsville. Burial at Waynetown. The following obituary was read: Death, that grave messenger has entered the home and taken to eternity a father, brother and husband to meet a father and mother. He being the first of the brothers and sisters. W. D. Bushong was born December 31, 1865 near Summer Shade, Ky. He was the son of William Davis and Nancy Elizabeth Bushong. He departed this life March 22, 1924 at his home near Guion at the age of 58 years, 2 months and 21 days. He was united in married to Laura Palmore, May 30, 1893. To this union were born six children, Lela, Dalton, Louis, Stanley, Zada and Carson. Besides the wife and children he leaves to mourn his loss Dr. P. W. Bushong of Edmonton, KY; Mrs. Crayton Moore and S.J. Bushong of Mud Lick, KY; George T. Bushong of near Waynetown; Mrs. Sallie Whitley of Summer Shade, KY and Rev. J.T. Bushong of Brandon, Florida and 3 grandchildren with other relatives and a host of friends. He will be greatly missed by Paul Miller a homeless boy, that he was being a father to. He united with the Christian Church at Mary Etta, KY at an early age. Since coming to Indiana March 29, 1919 he placed his membership with this church remaining a faithful Christian until the end. His many friends will always miss him because he always had an open hand to the needy and a sympathetic heart for the suffering. He never game himself a thought. His children most always depended upon his advice. Sunset and evening star And one clear call for me. May there be no sadness and farewell When I put out to sea." Those from a distance were Dr. P. W. Bushong of Edmonton, KY: Buford Palmore of Persimmon, KY; Mrs. Crayong Moore, Frank Moore and S. J. Bushong of Mud Lick, KY and Tom Palmore of Frankfort.
Note: Have found his name as William Dalton AND William Dee not sure which is the correct middle name