David W. Lehr
November 18, 1931 ‒ August 09, 2015
Mount Vernon, Ohio
David W. Lehr, of Mount Vernon, OH passed away Sunday afternoon, August 9, 2015 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus surrounded by his beloved family.
David was born in Erie, PA on November 18, 1931, the only child of the late Irvin E. and Sarah (Snyder) Lehr.
David was a 1955 graduate of the University Of Pittsburg School Of Pharmacy. He was a tuba player in the Pitt marching band. He was a member of the Pennsylvania 28th Division and served as a US Army medic in Germany from 1951 to 1952. David was the owner of Centerburg Pharmacy for 20 years and retired in 2009 from CVS Pharmacy. He was an avid reader and loved his hours spent as a Volunteer at Mount Vernon Friends of the Library. He was also a trap shooter, and enjoyed surf fishing with his grandson, Jason. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon, the Mount Zion Lodge #9, F & AM, Jamestown Consistory in Jamestown, NY, the Aladdin Shrine, and the Centerburg Conservation Club.
David is survived by his daughters, Beverly and Susan; and his grandson, Jason Cooper.
In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline Hope Lehr on May 4, 2014; and a daughter, Diane Elizabeth Lehr.
Inurnment will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2015 at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Erie, PA.
A Masonic funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the First Presbyterian Church, 102 North Gay St., Mount Vernon followed by a memorial service officiated by Rev. Jonathan Fettig.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to your local public library, read a book for pleasure or take someone you love fishing.
Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of David W. Lehr.