David Lee Francis
September 24, 1951 - November 20, 2020
David Lee Francis, age 69, of West Union, Ohio, passed away Friday November 20, 2020 at his residence after a battle with cancer. David was born September 24, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was preceded by parents, James and Mabel Francis; one sister, Eva Smith and one great-grandson, Liam Francis.
David is survived by loving wife of 47 years, Wanda Francis of West Union; one daughter, Debbie (James) Conn of Manchester; two sons; David (Connie) Francis of West Union and Timmy Francis of Manchester; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, two brothers: James (Diane) Francis of Manchester and Eugene (Sherry) Francis of Manchester; two sisters, Edna (Ray) Ricketts of Manchester and Barbara (Rob) Smith of Manchester and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
David enlisted in the United States Army and Army National Guard, retiring after 27 years. He also spent many years working as a machinist. He loved spending time with his family friends. He enjoyed spending time riding his motorcycle and his boat on the river. He is very loved and will be missed by family and friends.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated, P.O. Box 5, West Union, Ohio 45693.
The public visitation is 12 – 2 PM Friday, November 27, 2020 at Lafferty Funeral Home, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.
The public funeral is 2 PM Friday, November 27, 2020 at Lafferty Funeral Home. Pastor Pete Francis will officiate.
The public committal and military graveside services will be at Manchester Cemetery, 813 E. 8th Street, Manchester, Ohio.
Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated of West Union is serving the family.