David Climer

David A. Climer, Sr.

WASHINGTON C.H.: David A. Climer, Sr., 77, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at his residence following a brief illness.

He was born June 8, 1936, in Londonderry, Ohio, to the late Edwin P. and Marie Dixon Climer. On November 2, 1957, he married the former Mary C. Davis who died December 28, 1997.

David was a graduate of Southeastern High School, Class of 1954.

Surviving are children, Sheryl Stevens and friend Kenny "Bo" Hitchens, Susan (Brian) Merriman, all of Chillicothe, David A. (Vicki) Climer, Jr., of Washington Court House and Sandra Tomlin; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Cynthia Climer, a sister and 5 brothers.

David served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a retired Dairy Farmer, many days he could be found in the barn lot teaching his kids, grandkids and great grandkids how to show cows. David was a member of the American Milking Shorthorn Society and the Pure Bread Dairy Cattle Association and was member and past president of the Ohio Milking Shorthorn Society.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Casey Weiss officiating. Burial will follow in Londonderry Cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Ross County Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may call at Ware's from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Milking Shorthorn Society Foundation Fund or the American Milking Shorthorn Jr. Society 800 Pleasant Street Beloit, WI 53511 or to the Disabled American Veterans PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

You may sign his online register at www.warefh.com

Funeral Home

Ware Funeral Home - Chillicothe
121 West Second Street Chillicothe, OH 45601
(740) 773-2134

Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Feb. 27, 2014