David R. Durrett
January 22, 1960 ‒ December 14, 2014
Mount Gilead, Ohio
Formerly of Delaware, Ohio
David R. Durrett, age 54 formerly of Delaware died Sunday morning, December 14, 2014 at his home in Mt. Gilead following a lengthy battle against lung cancer.
He was born on January 22, 1960 in Columbus and graduated from the Delaware Hayes High School in 1978 after attending the Delaware Joint Vocation al School. In his younger years he worked for the former Pizza Villa in Delaware. Dedicated to his vocation, for 31 years he worked as a building maintenance supervisor for the Ohio Department of Transportation.
Easy going in nature and with an outgoing personality, he never met a stranger. He had a fondness for fishing and boating, especially on the waters of Lake Erie. An outdoorsman at heart, he also enjoyed hunting deer. David developed a love for water sports, swimming and skiing at a young age. He was happiest on the water and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his parents Robert (Ada) Durrett of Delaware, Phyllis (Richard) DeVore of Sunbury, children Michelle Andrews of Delaware, Sheila (Shad) Neville of Ashley, Shawn (Courtney) Ramsey of Plainview, Arkansas, 10 Grandchildren, care giver and companion Tamera Sweet, sisters and brothers Beth (Don) Kaltenbach of Marblehead, Patti Hout, Susan (Carl) Nash, Pastor Michael (Dawn) Hout, and Garee DeVore.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St.(SR 36), Delaware where services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday with Pastor Mike Mack officiating. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Morrow County.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com