David proudly served with the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. He retired from General Motors, was a member of the American Legion Buck Reasoner Post #238 in Holt and a life member of Pennway Church of God.
He is survived by his daughter, Diana “Dina” (David) DeNike of Charlotte; stepchildren, Verlene (Gene) Ritter of East Lansing and Audalene Dean of Mason; and numerous grandchildren on through great-great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy, and three sisters, Celia, Ruth and Beatrice.
David’s family would like to thank Vista Springs Edgewood and Great Lakes Caring Hospice for the wonderful care afforded to their father.
The funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at Pennway Church of God, 1101 E. Cavanaugh, Lansing, with Pastor John Davey and Pastor Doug Irving officiating. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. His family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel and again at the church on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the service time. Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice.