David L. Downing, 78 of Fostoria, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Toledo Hospital. He was born Sept. 19, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio to Frederick and Helen (Petrie) Downing. He married Sharon Frecker in August of 1954 and they divorced.
He is survived by sons, Larry (Jan) Downing and Patrick Kelly (Bonnie Hanson) Downing, both of Fostoria, and Brad (Missi) Downing of Jordan, NY; daughter, Christy (Joe) Korinko of Tucson, AZ; 13 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Fred Downing; and sister, Marilyn Bible.
Dave retired in 2001 as the Production Manager for Good Humor/Bryers Ice Cream Co in Sikeston, Missouri. Prior to that, he was a Firefighter in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
A 1954 graduate of Gahanna Lincoln High School in Gahanna, Ohio, he was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He attended Cedar Creek Church.
Dave’s wishes where to be cremated and no public services to be held.
The family would like those interested to consider making a memorial contribution to a local fire department.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hffh.net.
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