Friday, October 3rd, 2008
St. Marys native David J. McEvoy, 53, of Lakeview, died at 6:35 p.m. Oct. 1, 2008, at Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine. Death was due to cancer.
He was born June 24, 1955, in St. Marys, to Leo H. and Patricia A. Peterson McEvoy. His stepfather, Larry Peters, survives in West Liberty.
Also surviving are a daughter, Holly A., Toronto, Canada; a son, Jonathon D. Gardener, Bellefontaine; five sisters, Ruth Anne Nelson, Glynwood, Katherine (Gregory) Amerine, Zanesfield, Betty Jo (Gene) Anderson, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Patricia, (Donald Hawker), St. Petersburg, Fla., and Colene (Jim) Phillips, Providence, R.I.; two brothers, Thomas, Mamou, La., and Matthew (Sandy) Peters, Bellefontaine.
Deceased is a brother, Max Peters.
He worked as a general laborer. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, Indian Lake, and was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the 101st Airborne Division. He attended schools in both Indian Lake and the St. Marys City School district.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Phil Masters officiating. Burial with military rites conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars is at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.