David W. Erskine
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Age 70, of Canton passed away Monday Sept. 2, 2013 in Aultman Compassionate Care Center following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 18, 1942 in Canton to his parents, the late Raymond and Pauline (Ford) Erskine. Dave was a 1960 graduate of McKinley High School and served his country in the US Navy from 1967 to 1971. He previously worked for Central States Can Company (Crown Cork and Seal) and Smith and Nephew Medical prior to his retirement from Sterilite Corporation in 2008. Dave enjoyed reading and loved traveling and riding his Harley with his wife, Deb.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald R. Erskine. Dave is survived by his wife, Deb with whom he just celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary this past Aug. 25; son, Jeffrey D. Erskine of Scottsdale, Ariz.; grandchildren, Chelsea, Tyler and Sage.
Cremation has taken place and a gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. in the Williams Funeral Home. Private burial with Military Honors will be held in Sunset Hills Burial Park. Dave's family has requested that donations may be made to Aultman Compassionate Care Center, 2821 Woodlawn Ave. NW, Canton, 44718. Those wishing to share a memory or their condolences may sign the online guestbook at www.dwilliamsfh.com
Williams Funeral Home and Cremation Services 330-455-0387
Williams Funeral Home - Canton
2508 West Tuscarawas Street
Canton, OH 44708
Published in The Repository on Sept. 4, 2013