AUSTINBURG — David J. Larko, age 65, of Austinburg, Ohio, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013, at Austinburg Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born April 5, 1948, in Geneva, Ohio, to Jessie Alice (Card) and Joseph Victor Larko. A 1966 graduate of Madison High School, David served proudly in the U.S. Navy.
He had worked as a machine operator at Rolled Form and then later at the Wire Shop in Mentor. A talented artist and sculptor, he had an affinity for Marilyn Monroe and a passion for hot rods.
David is survived by his sisters, Marian Peters of Indian Trail, N.C. and Victoria Ferguson of Charleston, S.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, August 20th, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva, Ohio.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 21st, at Assumption Catholic Church, 594 W. Main St., Geneva. Final resting place will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Geneva.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David’s name to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Ave. Suite 902, New York, N.Y. 10018.
Obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com.