David William Couch, 85 of Fairdealing, Mo. passed away August 28, 2011 in the Poplar Bluff Regional medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.  He was born June 23, 1926 at Oxly, Missouri to the Late Herman Preston Couch and Maggie Jane Ray Couch. On August 15, 1946 at St.Louis, mo. he was married to Margaret Osborn. She survives. Also surviving daughter Bonnie Couch of Wappeallo, Mo. , one son  Howard Couch of Cumming, Georgia. two sisters, Opal Collins of Doniphan, Mo. and Millie Henkenis of Fairdealing, Mo., . He is also survived by 4 grandchildren, Gregory, Chris, David .  He was preceded in death by his parents as well as 2 sisters Wanda and Minnie and one brother James.

David loved music, writing poetry, Dancing and fixing guitars. He enjoyed bluegrass music.  He was a member of the Naylor Church of God. Visitation will be Thursday September 1, 2011 starting at 11:00 am with the funeral services beginning at 12:00 p.m..in the Fowler-Sullivan memorial Chapel in Neelyville, Missouri. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Doniphan, Mo.  Bro Bob Featherston will officiate.