This obituary was found in the collection of the Colson Library, Morgantown, WV and submitted by Bridgette Osz.
June 4, 1969 Wednesday Barbour Democrat page 2
W. D. (Bill) Laulis, 68y, of Moatsville Rt. 2, died at 1:15 am Wednesday May 28 in the Broaddus Hospital after a nine week illness. He was born April 27, 1901, in Barbour County, a son of Mrs. Savannah Duckworth Laulis of Moatsville, who survives, and the late William Laulis.
In addition to his mother , he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Glendoline Mitchell Laulis; three sons, Gerald Laulis of Chester, PA, Mackey Laulis of MD, Kenneth Laulis of Clarksburg: three daughters, Mrs. Earl (Jo Ann) Clarkson of Newburg, Mrs. Lowell (Shirley) Freeman of Moatsville, Mrs. Milton (Ruth) Freeman of Ft Meade, MD. Eight grand children; two brothers, John Laulis of Grafton, and James Laulis of Moatsville; two sisters, Mrs. Haley Denton of Grafton, Mrs. Dorsey (Pansy) Proudfoot of Muncie, IN
Mr. Laulis was of the EUB faith; he was a member of the Barbour County Fox Hunters Association, and prior to his retirement, he was assistant state road supervisor for Barbour County.
Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 31, in the Clemtown EUB Church, with the Rev. Carl Reid officiating. Burial was in Central Chapel Cemetery.