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William “Bill” Couch

William “Bill” Couch, 89, of Warren, IN, died Feb. 10, 2021.

Mr. Couch was a 1950 graduate of Jackson High School in Wells County and earned a bachelor’s from Huntington College. He also earned a master’s and administrator certification from Ball State University. He taught, coached or was an administrator in several places in Indiana. He retired as superintendent of Shelbyville schools. In retirement, he managed the Countrymark Co-op in Shelbyville.

He was born on Jan. 23, 1932, in Wells County, to Harry and Ruth Roberts Couch. He married Winifred “Freddie” Griffith Couch on Sept. 2, 1951, at Asbury Chapel. She preceded him in death after almost 70 years of marriage.

Survivors include four children, William (Angela) Couch, Robert (Elizabeth) Couch, Tresa (Steve) Patz and Bryan Couch; one brother, Harry J. (Melinda) Couch, of Tipp City, OH; eight grandchildren, Travis (Rose) Couch, Bruce Couch, Candice (Brandon) Cox, Brandon Couch, Ross (Holly) Patz, Kyle (Mariah) Couch, Kendra Couch and Stephanie (Casey) Wildeman; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Bruce Allen Couch; a grandson, Chad Couch; and a granddaughter, Alyssa Couch.

No services will be scheduled at this time. An inurnment will take place at a later date in Asbury Cemetery, Wells County. Arrangements have been entrusted to Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.