David J. Dunwoody


David J. Dunwoody, 80, of Grove City, formerly of Harrisville, passed on Thursday morning (Sept. 5, 2019) following a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer.
David was born on July 29, 1939, in Grove City, to James C. and Charlotte A. (Dunlap) Dunwoody. He married Edith E. Kristyak on Nov. 7, 1959.
He was a graduate of Harrisville High School in 1957 and served in the National Guard for 10 years.
David retired in 2004 from Interstate Chemical Company, where he was a truck driver. He previously worked for the former Ivex Corp. and Cooper Bessemer, both of Grove City.
He was a member of East Main Presbyterian Church, Grove City.
David enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time with his family and watching his grandchildren playing baseball and softball.
Survivors include his wife, Edith, at home; a daughter, Sandra Herald; two sons, Richard Dunwoody and wife Alice, and David "Scott" Dunwoody and wife Amy; six grandchildren, Devin Dunwoody and wife Vanessa, Dylan Dunwoody, David Dunwoody, Garrett Herald and wife Laurel, Gavin Herald and Gabrielle Herald; two great-grandchildren, Teagan Dunwoody and Amelia Herald; and a sister, Edna Covert and husband Lynn.
His parents; a sister, Norma Redfoot; a half-sister, Darlene Texter; a step-sister, Becky Fisher; a half-brother, Richard Dunwoody; and a nephew, Randy Fisher, preceded David in death.
Memorials in David's name to Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research at lustgarten.org or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at st.jude.org.

David J., 80, of Grove City.
Celebration of Life service: 3 p.m. Sunday (9-8-19) in East Main Presbyterian Church, 120 E. Main St., Grove City.
Arrangements by CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME, INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
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Published on September 5, 2019
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Norma Daniels
Sep 07, 2019
Remembering you in prayer Edith and family and Edna and Lynn
Betty Lou Ivell
Sep 06, 2019
Edie and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Life will go on, but it will be missing a great guy. God bless.