David Flesher Voges, 77, of Terre Haute, passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital of heart failure. David was born Feb. 20, 1940, to Earl H. Voges and Edith Gretchen (Flesher) Voges.
He had been a teacher at South Vigo High School and owner of a machine shop, woodshop and blacksmith shop. He also farmed several acres.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Linda (Gentry) Voges; a daughter, Jennifer Lynn Watkins (Stephen) of Poland; a son, Henry Allen Voges (Martina) of Terre Haute; and grandchildren, Braden Earl Bowman, Anna Marie Bentley Watkin, Danielle Bettina Voges, and Marcus Henry Voges.
David graduated from Purdue University with honors in three years and was member of Prairieton United Methodist Church. He loved his musical instruments, the Jew's harp and Didgeridoo. He also was an animal lover. David always said that he could fix anything but a broken heart.
Visitation will be today, Oct. 22, 2017, from 5 until 8 p.m. in DeBaun Springhill Chapel with funeral services on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at 1:30 p..m in the funeral home with Pastor Duane Caperton officiating. Burial will be in New Harmony Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to Prairieton United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left at:
Published on October 21, 2017