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W. Warren Woolsey services held

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W. Warren Woolsey of Clearwater, Fla. passed away March 17, 2010. He was 86.

He was formerly a member of Liberty Bible Church in Liberty Township, where he had served as treasurer for several years. He was a retired assistant vice-president of Indiana Federal Bank and moved to Clearwater from Valparaiso in 2001. Before he moved to Valparaiso in 1983, he lived for many years in Decatur, Ga., where he served as president of the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce, Decatur Civitan Club, Fidelity National Bank, and Capital City Bank of Hapeville, Ga. He was also a former vice-president and manager of the Decatur branch of the First National Bank of Atlanta, where he was employed for 21 years.

He was a champion horseshoe pitcher, participating in tournaments throughout Indiana, Illinois and Florida and was an officer for 10 years of the Whiting Horseshoe Club in Whiting. He was a World War II Army veteran, having served in both the European Theater and in Japan in the Army of Occupation. He graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., with BBA and Doctor of Law degrees. He was an honor graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University.

He is survived by children Laura Jeannette Wilson of Chamblee, Ga., and Carol Ann Woolsey, of Decatur, Ga. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Jean (Gower); brother Chester D. Woolsey, formerly of Porter; and son Walter G. Woolsey.

Memorial services were held March 22 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Clearwater, with arrangements handled by the Moss Feaster Funeral Home.


Posted 3/26/2010