~ Cheney, David – Teacher – 2012

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David E. Cheney

MARION: David E. Cheney, age 81, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 in his home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Born in Marion, OH on May 14, 1931 to the late Rhu and Miriam Cunningham Cheney.

Retired after 32 years as a Spanish and Science teacher at Pleasant High School in Marion. Also worked for the Erie Railroad and taught evenings at the Marion Correctional Institution. Longtime member of Ohio Education Association, National Education Association, Epworth Methodist Church in Marion and Pleasant Teacher’s Assoc. Earned his Master’s Degree from Ohio Wesleyan, Bachelor’s from The Ohio State University and graduated from Marion Harding High School, Class of 1949.

Veteran U.S. Marine Corps, Korea, having served as a radio operator. David’s varied hobbies and interests included; stamp collecting, The Ohio State Marching Band, OSU Alumni Band, travel, Sons of the American Revolution, Columbus Garden Railroad Society, Marion Historical Society and 3rd Marine Corps Division.

Preceded in death by brother, Donald, whose widow, Marguerite, survives.

Survived by his loving wife, Judy; sons, David W. and Paul (Carolyn); stepsons, Greg Artz (Candy Estep), Rob Artz (Jodi), Tim Artz (Dana); grandson, Michael Cheney; step-grandchildren, Mike, Alexa, Jas, Natalie, Lydia and Zachary; former wife, Gloria Mulvaine.

Memorial Service 2 PM Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Rutherford-Corbin Funeral Home, 515 High Street, Worthington, OH. Burial with military honors 10:30 AM, Tuesday, August 7, Marion Cemetery, 620 Delaware Ave., Marion, OH.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity in David’s memory.

Please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com to send on-line condolences.
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