Age 60, of East Lansing, Michigan, passed away on September 13, 2013. He was born in Alma, MI on October 26, 1952. Loving husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend is survived by his wife of 30 years Betty Simon; 3 children, Stephen, Marc, and Nora Simon; brother, Roger (Randi) Simon; sister, Sharon (Joe Wenzl) Simon-Wenzl; nieces and nephews, Lindsay (Michael Goldberg) Simon-Goldberg, Jordan Simon, Megan and Michael Wenzl, Alex and Laura Freitag, Hannah and Sarah Smookler; uncle, Don (Anita) Baron; aunts, Marge Simon and Roz Blumenau; brother-in-law, Alan (Karrie) Smookler. He was preceded in death by his parents Joe and Paula Simon; father-in-law, Bernard Smookler; mother-in-law, Judith Smookler.
David graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. and received his M.B.A. from Eastern Michigan University. He was an avid MSU fan and a season ticket holder. David was the former president of Alma Iron & Metal Co. and most recently was employed at Padnos, Lansing Division. He was a member of Congregation Shaarey Zedek.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Estes-Leadley Funeral Home Greater Lansing Chapel with Rabbi Amy Bigman officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society.