June 14, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010 6:00PMM Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanicsburg
David M. Wiant, 86, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Monday, June 14, 2010 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.
He was born December 2, 1923 in Cincinnati, OH the son of John Dwight & Gladys (Meyers) Wiant.
Dave served his country in the United States Army during WWII, in France and Germany. He was the owner and operator of Dave’s Pure Oil and Wiants 76 for over 20 years. He retired from RANCO in Plain City. Dave was a charter member and past president of the Mechanicsburg Lions Club and a long time volunteer of the Mechanicsburg Fire Department.
He is survived by his sons, J. D. (Nancy) Wiant of Mechanicsburg, Mick (Carmela) Wiant of Mechanicsburg and George (Brenda) Wiant of Beavercreek, Ohio; his grandchildren, Joe (Chistee) Wiant of Dublin, Nick (Heidi) Wiant of Mechanicsburg, Matt (Teresa) Wiant of Mechanicsburg, Mandy Wiant of W. Jefferson, Jaime Wiant of Beavercreek, Missy (Brett) Turner of Springfield & Julie (Bill) Davis of Indian Lake; his great grandchildren, David Harvey, Cameron, Gavin, Kilene, Natalie & McKenzie Wiant all of Mechanicsburg, Gabriel & Blake Turner of W. Jefferson, Kaitlynn Turner of Springfield, Scarlett Wiant of Mechanicsburg and Sarah Wiant of Dublin; as well as numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
Dave is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jackie (Baldwin), who died in 1991; his brother, Homer, John & Paul Wiant; his grandson, David Money.
Following Dave’s wishes his body will be cremated. Graveside services will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Friday, June 18, 2010 in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. Services have been entrusted to SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mechanicsburg Fire and EMS Association, 18 North Main Street, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044 or to Compassionate Friends, P.O. Box 3696, Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.