age 78, a resident of the Care Center of Abingdon, died at 1:15 pm Thursday August 19, 2010 at the Care Center.
He was born on August 7, 1932 in Galesburg, the son of Lyle and Helen (Butler) Courter.
He is survived by one son, John Courter of Ardmore, OK; 3 grandsons, Nick and Chris Courter of Ardmore, OK, Josh Mentzer of Phoenix, AZ; one sister, Nelma (and Bill) Hall of Galesburg; one brother, Gary (and Betty) Courter of Abingdon.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He graduated from Abingdon High School. He served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956. He had lived in the Abingdon and Galesburg areas most of his life. He worked at Gale Products and was a house painter.
Cremation was accorded. A time of family remembrance was held. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Care Center of Abingdon for their care and for allowing Dave to enjoy his stay there.
Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.