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David Secrest

January 7, 2024
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David Secrest Obituary

David L. Secrest 79 of Woodsfield, Ohio went to his home in heaven with the Lord after a short illness, with his family at his side Sunday January 7, 2024.  He was born in Washington, DC November 27, 1944 a son of the late William (Bill) A. and Neva Hartup Secrest. 

The family moved to Woodsfield when Dave was a young boy. After graduating from Woodsfield High School in 1963, Dave went to Columbus Barber School.  He had different jobs throughout his life but the one he enjoyed most was the Oil and Gas Industry.  He enjoyed hunting, when younger and later enjoyed fishing in Florida, reading history, golfing and old cars with friends and enjoyed being a member of Noble County Cruzers, but most of all he enjoyed time with family. He was a member of the Woodsfield Presbyterian Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Mark D. Secrest, his brother-in-law Bill Schumacher, and niece Theresa Secrest.

He leaves behind his wife of 50 years whom he married March 16, 1973; Donna Landefeld Partridge Secrest, his daughter Marti Murray and her daughters Erin Stefanowicz of Nevada, Lauren (Conor) Tomlison and great-granddaughter Wren of Tennessee, daughter-in-law Lynn Secrest of Woodsfield and her and Marks’ daughters Jessica Secrest of Columbus and Myranda Secrest USAF, brother; R. James (Peggy) Secrest of Florida, sisters; Carol Ann Schumacher of Woodsfield, and Catherine Sue (Dan) Thornhill of Maine,  brother-in-law; Dale (Cheryl) Landefeld, and many wonderful nephews and nieces; Tom, Stephen, Jane, Sally, Michael, Lindsay and Zachery, and their families.  

Dave was a kind hearted and giving person.  Memorial donations in Dave's name may be made to:  St. Jude or Shriners Hospitals and or any local charity of your choice.

As per Dave’s request there will be no visitation.  Arrangements by Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio.  

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