James E. Develbiss, 93, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2001 at his residence. He was born May 5, 1917 in Darke County, son of the late Harry and Mayme (Swadner) Develbiss. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Develbiss and a sister, Lavon Schlecty. Jim was retired from Corning Glass in Greenvillke where he had worked in the maintenance department for over 25 years. He was a veteran of the US Army having served during WWII. He is survived by his daughter Linda (David) Hall of Greencastle, IN. A memorial service with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held Thursday, February 3 at 11 a.m. at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Ft. Jefferson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a.m. till 11 a.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com
UPDATE:James E. Develbiss, 93, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2011 at his residence. Services with full military honors by the Greenville Veteran's Honor Guard have been rescheduled for Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Ft. Jefferson. Condolences may be left for the family at http://www.oliverfloyd.com/.