source: Crawfordsville Journal Review (Crawfordsville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, March 1, 1984 - page 2:
[obituary courtesy of Karen Zach]
NORTH SALEM - William C. "Jack" Coons, 70, of North Salem, died at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday in Methodist Hospital at Indianapolis.
He was retired from the State Highway Department and Moreland Elevator at Salem. He also was a 1933 graduate of North Salem High School.
Mr. Coons was born Dec. 3, 1913, in Boone County, a son of Otis and Stella Day Coons. He was married to Eleanor Tanselle on May 13, 1939. She survives.
Also surviving are two sons Dwayne of Brownsburg and Darrell of New Ross; a brother, Gene of North Vernon; a sister Verie Hicks of Indianapolis; and two grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Porter Funeral Home at North Salem with the Rev. Mark Dodd officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.