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David Lee Densmore

August 10, 1938 ~ June 23, 2018 (age 79)

David Lee Densmore

   MELROSE - David Lee Densmore, 79, of Melrose died at 10:33 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Vancrest of Convoy. He was born August 10, 1938 in Van Wert to the late George and Arlene (Wable) Densmore. On May 4, 1957 he married Catherine "Kate" Sponsler who survives in Melrose.

   Also surviving is a daughter, Cathy (Dick) Warner of Paulding; a daughter-in-law, Lori Densmore of Haines City, FL; nine grandchildren, Dusty (Nicole) Warner, Ryan (Loretta) Densmore, Amy (George) Dougal, Nathan (Ginger) Densmore, Alicia Plotts, Rachel (Brian) Egnor, Chelsea (Chad) Freudenthal, Brock (Julie) Densmore, and Ceira Densmore;  many great-grandchildren; and many great-great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Rick and Jeff Densmore and his brother, Roger Densmore.

   David retired in 2010 from Thompson Steel. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Junction, the Paulding Knights of Columbus, Paulding VFW, the Landing Strip Coffee Club, a life member of North American Fishing Club, and a former member of the Defiance Moose Lodge. David enjoyed fishing and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan. He loved his family, was a friend to everyone and never knew a stranger.

   A Funeral Service will be held 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018 at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Oakwood with Deacon David Laker officiating. Burial will be in Little Auglaize Cemetery, Melrose at a later date. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice Care or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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