David C. Avins, Sr.

November 12, 1939 - March 14, 2018

David C. Avins, Sr. 78, formerly of Litchfield, passed away peacefully on Weds. March 14, 2018 with his family at his side. Dave was born November 12, 1939 in Cleveland. He resided in Lorain County for many years prior to moving to Litchfield. He attended the Litchfield Baptist Church. Dave retired from the burial vault division of Mack Industries after 37 years and he served in our United States Navy. Dave was a devoted Cleveland Browns fan and he enjoyed his animals especially rescue dogs and raising rabbits. Dave will be greatly missed by his son- David Avins, Jr. (Becky), and daughters- Allison Avins, Annette Avins and Dixie (Jeff) Beliveau. Grandchildren- Nathaniel, Lydia, Heather, Andrew, Hannah, Judi (Tom) Lichtenberg, LeAnna Samples (Zach), Danielle (Ian) Baker and Brooke. Great grandchildren- Jake, Lyla, Laci, Annabelle and Colton. Former husband and friend of Carol and Opal. Preceded in death by a brother- Ronald Avins. Calling hours- Friday, March 16, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Bauer Funeral Home 2089 Columbia Road Valley City, Ohio, with a Funeral Service at 7:30 PM. Rev. John Smith, officiating. Graveside Service Sat. March 17, 2018 2:00 PM at Litchfield Township Cemetery. In Lieu of Flowers- Memorials may be made to the family in care of the funeral home to help with final expenses.


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