With his family by his side, at the age of 80, Dave went home to be with his Lord, July 1, 2021. He was born in Lansing, January 11, 1941 to Marvin and Juanita Friar. Resident of Holt, MI.
Dave was an Army National Guard Veteran and served as the Battalion Motor Sergeant (63B), 1/119th Field Artillery. Dave was a retired Locomotive Engineer with Conrail/Norfolk Railways and employed by Lansing Community College. He loved spending time with his family, listening to Southern Gospel Music, Photography, Computers, Electronics and most of all watching MSU sports and was an MSU Woman’s basketball season ticket holder.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Charlene Rae Friar. Survived by his daughters, Camie Herron, Angela (Michael) Ponic; Amanda (Aaron) Berenter; son, Mark (Coleen) Friar; (14) grandchildren and (10) great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; Marvin and Juanita Friar; brother Marvin Daniel Friar; and son-in-law, David Herron.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2021, Pennway Church of God. Pastor Doug Irving officiating; interment will follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt. The family will receive friends at the Pennway Church of God from 2-4 p.m and 6-8 p.m. Monday July 5, 2021 and also one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pennway Church of God.