Delbert J. “Jim” Dora, 77, of Knightstown, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Hancock Regional Hospital, Greenfield. He was born Dec. 30, 1936, in Greenfield, to the late Dewey and Hazel (Smith) Dora. He was a member of the First Church of God and was the head custodian at Harris Elementary School until his retirement in 1998.
Delbert is survived by brother, Ted Dora of Shelbyville, sisters, Lucille Copper of Shelbyville and Bonnie (Randy) Capshaw of Indianapolis; a special niece, Deana (Chuck) Rutledge of Knightstown and several other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Price) Dora in 1993; brothers, Philip Dora and Dewey Dora Jr. and sister, Loretta Spencer.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 West Main Street, Greenfield, IN. 46140. Services will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the funeral home with Pastor Chris Braschler officiating. Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery, Anderson, Ind.
Memorial contributions can be made in Delbert’s honor to the American Heart Association, Greater Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL., 60674.
Online condolences may be shared at www.stillingerfamilyfuneralhome.com.