David S. Gale

June 20, 1948 ‒ October 12, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

David S. Gale, age 59, passed away Oct. 12, 2007 at The OSU Ross Heart Hospital. Born June 20, 1948 in Delaware OH. Proceeded in death by parents, Carlos and June Gale. Survived by sister, Shirley Eibling (Jeff), brother Steven, 5 nieces and nephews, and 3 aunts. He was an Army veteran who served in Korea during the Vietnam War. He was a nationally recognized hot rod car design/builder who owned two manufacturing companies: Just-A-Hobby and Curb Side. Dave is also survived by thousands of friends within the hot rod community that he mentored and whose lives and hobbies he influenced. Dave was truly a unique person; he is deeply missed by family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Nov. 3, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall on the Kenyon College Campus, 201 West Brooklyn, Gambier. After the service, everyone is invited back to David’s house. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted the family.

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