1984 - 2017
David Joel DiSilvestro, Ph.D., 32, of Dublin, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at OSU Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Born October 7, 1984 in Lafayette, Indiana. A 2003 graduate of Dublin Scioto High School, David continued his education at The Ohio State University where he obtained his B.S. in Biochemistry and his Doctorate in Human Nutrition. David continued with science and research at OSU. David had a passion for music, playing bass guitar in various groups including worship at Dublin Baptist Church, and Gateway Community Church. David loved all things sports, including playing rugby with the Scioto Valley RFC. Survived by his wife, Olivia (Traylor) DiSilvestro, whom he married on July 23, 2011; son, Dante John and expecting a baby boy; David is also survived by parents, Dr. Robert and Janet (Spangler) DiSilvestro; siblings, Daniel and Lisa; mother-in-law, Christina Traylor; sister-in-law, Heidemarie; brothers-in-law, Isaac and Ethan. Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Thursday, August 10, 2017 at FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 202 E. Main St. (St. Rt. 161 W.), Plain City. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Christian Community Church, 5586 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH with Pastor Duane Flemming officiating. Burial at Jerome Township Cemetery. The family will be establishing a memorial education fund to help support David's sons. Visit fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com
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