David B. Tousley, age 72, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, surrounded by family at his home in Batesville. Born November 27, 1947, in Indianapolis, he is the son of John and Shirley (Wilkerson) Tousley. David received his bachelor’s degree in 1969 and later a Master’s degree in education from Butler University. He was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity serving as president of the local chapter. David worked as a sales representative for Norwalk Furniture Corporation for 30 years, much of it in Seattle, before he retired. David loved looking at the mountains and the Puget Sound. Most of all, he loved spending time with family and friends. David was a kind and generous soul. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and love of laughter. Anyone who knew him became his friend. He was loved by all. David could spend hours in his backyard observing birds and nature in general. He was an avid reader and loved history. David is survived by his wife, Roseann (Moody), daughter Jennifer Tousley of Washington, D.C., brothers John Tousley of Zionsville, Indiana, and Thomas Tousley of Alexandria, Virginia, as well as sisters, Karen Elliott of Carmel, Indiana and Jane Brown of Zionsville, Indiana, stepdaughters, Erica (Scheidler) Hopewell, Lori (Schalf) DeWitt and stepson Casey Scalf. He was preceded in death by his parents. David will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to the Margaret Mary Foundation Oncology or Margaret Mary Hospice in Batesville.