GIRARD — Emil E. David, age 88, of Girard, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.
Emil was born April 5, 1925, in Youngstown, the son of the late John and Katrina McGregor David.
He worked as a machinist for Trumbull Manufacturing and retired from Brainard Rivet in Girard. He was a member of St. Rose Church, Knights of Columbus, SNPJ Lodge of Girard, Disabled American Veterans, VFW of Girard, Army-Navy Club and the Warren Amateur Radio Club. Emil was a surgical tech for the Army during WWII, was a Boy Scout Leader for many years and for the past 15 years was involved with the Girard High School Robotic's Team.
He is survived by his wife, the former Virginia F. Leskovec, whom he married June 7, 1947; children, Madeline (Paul) Moon of Akron, Kenneth (Mary Ann) David of Niles, Karen (Keith) Williams of Girard and Michael (Tracy) David of Conneaut, Ohio; sisters, JoAnn Young and Minnie Wolf, both of Niles; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard David.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 28th, at St. Rose Church, preceded by a Prayer Service at 9 a.m., at Blackstone Funeral Home, Girard. Interment will take place at Girard City Cemetery with Military Honors.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, at the Funeral Home.
The family request any material contributions be made to the DAV Trumbull County Chapter #11, 2044 Youngstown Road, Warren, Ohio 44484.
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