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Rayburn David Dilbeck

December 3, 1931 ~ September 16, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary

Rayburn David Dilbeck, 90, of Owensville, IN, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN. He was born to the late Walter and Catherine (Gray) Dilbeck on December 3, 1931, in Fort Branch, IN.

Ray was a member of Vertical Church in Fort Branch, and a veteran of the U.S. National Guard. He was an engineer for the railroad for over 40 years and coached pony league baseball for many years. He was a terrific bowler and enjoyed watching cardinal baseball games with his wife Meda. He and Meda both enjoyed gardening flowers and vegetables together.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Meda June (Allen) Dilbeck; siblings, Paul Dilbeck, Gerald Dilbeck, Virginia Wright, Margaret Wallace, Betty Meeks,Walter Dilbeck, and Abe Dilbeck; and grandson, Cody Dilbeck.

Ray is survived by his children, David (Helen) Dilbeck of Haubstadt, IN, Rodney (Debbie) Dilbeck of Owensville, IN, Mia (Tim) Chamberlain of Owensville,IN, and Jon (Jeannie) Dilbeck of Owensville, IN; sister, LaTonna “Toni” Becht of Texas; 13 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Vertical Church in Fort Branch with Pastor Richard Clark and Pastor Bob Douglas officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, September 19, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Vertical Church and again on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Vertical Church. Military Honors will be performed by the Veterans of Gibson County at Walnut Hill Cemetery prior to burial. Donations in his honor can be made to the Linda E. White Hospice House. Expressions of sympathy can be made at stodghillfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
September 19, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Vertical Church

Fort Branch, IN 47648

Visitation
Tuesday
September 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Vertical Church

Fort Branch, IN 47648

Funeral Service
Tuesday
September 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Vertical Church

Fort Branch, IN 47648

Military Honors
Tuesday
September 20, 2022

12:00 PM
Walnut Hill Cemetery
500 E Park
Fort Branch, Indiana 47648

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