David Lawrence Birney
age 80 of Cadiz, Ohio, went to be with Jesus on Sunday, March 30, 2014. He was born Jan. 3, 1934 in Hopedale, the son of Lawrence and Marian Myers Birney. David was a graduate of Jewett High School where he played football. He was a carpenter for most of his life, passing the trade to his three sons.
David was preceded in death by three of his children. David Birney, Gregory Birney and Lauren Birney Lay; a great-grandson, Marques Jackson and siblings, Janet Amick, Vivian Stahl and Jim Birney. David is survived by his wife, Judy McPeak Birney of Cadiz, Ohio; son, Scott (Patty) Birney of Dennison; son-in-law, Frankie Lay of Cranehill, Ala.; daughter-in-law, Karen (Ed) Heavener of Scio; grandchildren, Christina (Jeff) Bair of Canton, Taylor (Adam) Ladouceur of Green, Kayden, David, Grace, and Isaac Birney of Dennison; Brooke-Ann (Branden) Welsh and Jacob Birney of Cottonwood, Ariz.; great-grandchildren, Chalise Jackson and James Ruppert of Canton and Annabeth Welsh of Cottonwood, Ariz.; brother, Larry (Doris) Birney of New Rumley; stepchildren, Mark (Kathy) Thompson, Josann (Todd) Richards, Tony McPeak and Michel (Julie) McPeak; and 12 step grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 2 at 11 a.m. at the Mausoleum Chapel at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove Ohio with Rev. Robert Hooker officiating. Arrangements by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Hospice of the donor's choice. The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland.com.
Published in The Times Reporter on Apr. 1, 2014