DESPER, David Allan, 54, of Irondale, OH, passed away suddenly October 25, 2013, at the Trinity Medical Center, West, Steubenville, OH
He was born July 14, 1959, in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late James Marshall Desper and Nancy Jo Reese Desper.
David is a member of the New Somerset United Methodist Church; was a self-employed Mobile Home Repairman and a 1978 graduate of Stanton Local High School.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Bobbie Kelly.
David is survived by his wife, Maria E. (Thayer) Desper whom he married May 22, 1982 ; son, Lance Marshall Desper and fiancee Kristen Snyder of Toronto, OH; sisters, Brenda (Mark) Crowe of Hammondsville, OH, Lisa (Cliff) Piatt of Ashville, N.C. and Erin Desper of North Carolina.
Friends and family will gather for visitation 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 28 at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto, OH.
A celebration service of David's life will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Ingole officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to the St. Jude's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
To sign the guest register or send condolences to the family go to www.clarkefuneralhome.com