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Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home

920 Central Ave, Connersville, IN

OBITUARY

Donald C. Squires

June 7, 1923September 26, 2019
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Donald C. Squires, 96, of Waterloo Township, died Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Whitewater Commons Senior Living Center, Liberty.

A Fayette County native, Donald was born June 7, 1923, the only child of Clyde and Ila M. Hall Squires. He was a 1941 graduate of Connersville High School and farmed land that had been in the family for over three generations. Don developed a passion for flying early in his life. His flying adventures led him on several flights to Florida as well as along the East Coast. Donald was a member of Springersville Christian Church and was an active member of Historic Connersville, Inc. He previously had served on the Fayette County Pioneer Cemetery Board and had been a member of the Connersville Elks Lodge.

Donald is survived by his wife of over 70 years, the former Roberta A. Martin whom he married October 8, 1948; his children and their spouses: Stephen D. Squires and Terisa of Connersville; David M. Squires of Centerville; Diana L. Gianfagna and Richard of Richmond, Christy S. Taylor and Russell of Boone, North Carolina; eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Myers Chapel, Connersville. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 5 p.m. Tuesday until the time of service where memorial contributions may be made to Historic Connersville, Inc. Log on to www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com for more information.

Services

  • Receiving of Family & Friends Tuesday, October 1, 2019
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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Steve and Rhonda Brown

October 1, 2019

Steve and family,
Our deepest sympathies for you during this time of grief.

Deborah McGraw

September 30, 2019

Donald was a mainstay of our small corner of Waterloo township and the last of his generation. My condolences to Roberta, Steve, David, Diana and Christy and their families.

Class of 68 Connersville

September 28, 2019

Steve and family, we are sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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