Tipp City Herald

January 9, 1996


DINSMORE, WILLIAM H. - Services for William Herbert Dinsmore, 83, of Troy, father of Susie Dinsmore of Tipp City, were conducted Jan. 3 at 11 a.m. in the West Charleston Church of the Brethren by the Revs. George  Harvey and John Tschetter.  Burial was in Bethel Cemetery.  Mr. Dinsmore, a Bethel Township native and lifelong Miami County resident, died Dec. 30 in Stouder  Memorial Hospital, Troy.  A dairy farmer, he owned Dinsmore Jersey Farm and was a member of the West Charleston Church of the Brethren, the Miami County Farm Bureau, and was a 4-H leader.  A school bus driver for 41 years for Bethel Local Schools, he had received the Million Mile Award. He is survived by a son, Wayne Dinsmore of Somerset, Ky.; the daughter in Tipp City and three other daughters, Betsy Shoup of San Jose, Calif., Sarah Andrasik of Gulf Breeze, Fla, and Becky Davidson of Carbondale, Ill.; three brothers, Robert and David Dinsmore of Tipp City and Stanley Dinsmore of Dayton; and a sister, Clara Henrick of Troy.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha E. Dinsmore, Nov. 30, 1989; and by one brother and two sisters.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. Funeral arrangements were completed by the Trostel, Chapman and Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle. 

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