David G. Cronebaugh
ROCKFORD, IL: David G. Cronebaugh, 57 of Rockford and formerly of Ohio, died unexpectedly Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Swedish American Hospital after sustaining injuries from a fall.
He was born September 27, 1956 in Dover, Ohio the son of David E. and Judith A. ( Enold) Cronebaugh. Graduated from Ontario High School and attended the University of Akron. David was currently employed by Renaissance Roofing Company as a sales representative in charge of several states. He was a wonderful, kind, caring and warm hearted man who never met a stranger. He loved golfing, music and had a wonderful and personal relationship with Christ. He and the love of his life, Linda would travel the country together for his work, they cherished their time together and always enjoyed one another's company. David will be missed dearly by all that had the opportunity to meet him.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Swinderman-Cronebaugh of Rockford, IL; son, Jason Cronebaugh of Cleveland, OH; daughter, Rachel Cronebaugh of Cincinnati, OH; step son, Cory (Rachel) Swinderman; and grandchildren, Carter and Emma Swinderman all of Chrisman, IL; brother, Rick Cronebaugh of Mansfield, OH; sister, Debra (Terry TJ) Johnson of Ontario, OH; uncle, Chuck (Bev) Cronebaugh of Apopka, FL; aunt, Beverly (Jim) Kapper of New Philadelphia, OH; niece, Tara Lynch; great nieces, Kaylee and Myah Lynch all of Ontario, OH; nephew, Zane Mcadams of Beaumont, TX; father and mother-in-law, Walter and Virginia Speece of Mount Vernon, OH; brother-in-law, Larry (Nancy) Speece of Mount Vernon, OH; nephew, Jason Speece of Mount Vernon, OH; niece, Nicole Speece of Phoenix, AZ; and numerous cousins, additional relative and several friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, David E. Cronebaugh, mother, Judith A. Bruce and his brother, Jeff Cronebaugh.
Memorial service Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Rockford First Church of the Nazarene, 4503 Charles St. Rockford, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Cory Swinderman, Dave's step son, officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. at church. Additional services will be held in Ohio on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Fresh Faith Church of the Nazarene, 4444 Ohio 95, Mount Gilead, OH at 11 a.m. with Rev. TJ McNew, a dear friend of Dave's, officiating. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in honor of his brother Jeff to the ALS Association at http://www.alsa.org/. Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, Mulford Chapel assisted the family. Express online condolences at: www.fitzgeraldfh.com
Published in the News Journal on Feb. 13, 2014