David Allan Hoyda (1957 - 2015)

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  • "RIP Dave, I was a big fan when you were in Philly! Some of..."
    - Ross Brandon
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    - Norm H
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    - Scott
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David Allan Hoyda, age 57 years of Sand Springs, passed away Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dave was born in Edmonton, AB to Michael and Alice (Worobec) Hoyda. David's younger years were spent in Cherhill, AB playing hockey, ball and 4H. He graduated from St. Francis Zavier Catholic School in Edmonton. Dave was drafted into the national hockey league in 1977, playing for the Philadelphia Flyers, Winnipeg Jets and finally the Tulsa Oilers until 1981. Dave married Gina Phillipo on May 31, 1980 in Tulsa. Dave worked for Keystone Equipment in Sand Springs as a General Manager for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife Gina, daughter, Brandi (Greg) Woods of Centerton, Arkansas, a son Michael (Jessica) of Sand Springs; 5 grandchildren; Grayson, Grady, Emelyn Woods of Centerton, Arkansas; Nathaniel and Brooklyn Hoyda of Sand Springs, mother, Alice Hoyda of Barrhead, AB, 3 brothers; Steve (Deb) of Cherhill, AB, Andrew of Barrhead, AB and Ron (Rose) of Penticton, BC, and 1 sister Patsy (Larry) Schrode of Barrhead, AB. Dave was predeceased by his father, Michael in 2006. Mass was held February 16, 2015 at the Mobley-Dodson Funeral Chapel in Sand Springs. David was laid to rest at Woodland Memorial Park in Sand Springs, Oklahoma.
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Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service - Sand Springs
211 E. Broadway PO BOX 487
Sand Springs, OK 74063
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Published in The Barrhead Leader on Feb. 24, 2015