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David J. Persons Sr.

March 4, 1945 — September 7, 2023

Suffield Township


David J. Persons SR., age 78, passed away after a long illness on September 7, 2023, with his family by his side. David was a longtime resident of Suffield.

Better known as “Pops” to some, David retired from Goodyear Machine Design with 38 years of service. He served in the Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He enjoyed his tractor collection and movies, especially old westerns.

David is survived by his wife of 58 years, Beverly; sons, David Jr.(Lisa), Matthew(Michelle); grandchildren, Gavin and Grace; sisters, Doris Cass and Pauline Shane.

Family and friends will be received for a memorial service September 24, 2023 at 1pm at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Rd. Akron, OH 44312.

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Sunday, September 24, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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547 Canton Road, Akron, OH 44312

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