David Clayton Sterrett

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Sterrett, David Clayton
Mar. 25, 1943 - Oct. 9, 2013
David Clayton Sterrett, 70, of Venice, Florida passed away at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, Georgia on October 9, 2013 surrounded by his family.
Services will be held at 1:30 pm on Fri., at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, FL. Funeral arrangements by: McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory.
Dave was born on March 25, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio where he spent his beloved childhood years. Dave moved his family to Venice, Florida where they quickly became a part of a much loved "Golden Beach" family. Dave spent 6 years serving the country that he loved so much as a member of the United States Navy. Upon leaving the Navy, Dave became a member of the IBEW and worked as an electrician for many years. He then went on to work as a manufacturer's rep for Vanguard and later Viega. Dave always worked tirelessly to provide for his family that he treasured above all and it afforded many wonderful and funny memories. Dave Sterrett was truly a man among men, he was a selfless man who genuinely reveled in helping others.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents George and Helen Sterrett, his brother Donald Sterrett and sister Joann Healey.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Nancy, his three children, Leigh Sterrett of Venice, Florida, Kelly Hendricks (Brett Hendricks) of Venice, Florida and Molly Schmidt of Cumming, Georgia and his cousin Vince Gobozy who was like a brother to him. He also leaves behind 6 grandchildren that adored him, Lauren, Brooke, Ava, Ty, Trey and Brian as well as countless friends.
Services will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 1:30 pm at Sarasota National Cemetery followed by a celebration of his life at Golden Beach.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made at The Bank of America in trustee's name of "Kelly Hendricks/Real Life Children's Ranch" where 100% of all contributions will go to the children who will be treated to the Christmas of their dreams in Dave's memory?. "no socks or underwear!"
Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.mcdonaldandson.com
Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899



Published in Herald Tribune from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2013
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