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David Sterling

March 4, 1946 — November 7, 2021

Middle Point

David Gordon Sterling, 75, of Middle Point, passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Van Wert Health.

He was born on March 4, 1946, in Van Wert, the son of the late Robert Leonard and Margaret Kathryn (Agler) Sterling. He had married the former Gayle Boyd, who survives. Together, they shared many years of memories.

David was a 1964 graduate of Lincolnview High School.

He retired from Kennedy Manufacturing, in Van Wert, after 44 1/2 years of service.

David was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam.

Surviving, in addition to Gayle, are his children, Gregory (Donna Sewell) Sterling of Delphos and Stephanie (Rick) Ashbaugh of Van Wert; grandchildren, Jeremy Miller, Ryan Miller and Alissa Neer; 7 great grandchildren; and a sister, Sue (Randy) McCoy of South Carolina.

Private family services will be held.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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