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David Lee McDiffitt

July 13, 1952 — January 4, 2024

Mineral City

David Lee McDiffitt Sr 71 years old from Mineral City passed away January 4, 2024 at Aultman Hospital from a brief illness. He was born July 13, 1952. He was married for 47 years to Patricia J. (Tice) McDiffitt. He is survived by his wife and children;  daughter, Laura Marie Shattuck (Mike), Patricia May McDiffitt and son, David L. McDiffitt Jr (Lisa Parrett; granddaughter, Amber Nicole (Mike) Claunts; great grandchildren, Kaiden Sears, Logan Sears, Barrett Schweizer, Urick Claunts, Rose Claunts; granddaughter, Megan Dennis and (Duncan May); great-granddaughters, Dahlia Smith, Violet May; granddaughter, Riley Grace McDiffitt; sister, Velma “Peggy” McDiffitt Evans; nephew, Kevin M. Evans. 

He was preceded in death by mother, Wilhelmina “Bea” Moore-Young, stepfather,  George Young and father, William F. McDiffitt, aunts, uncles and cousins. 

David was a proud Navy veteran (1972-1975) and appreciated all those who acknowledged his service. David enjoyed collecting many things, scraping metals with his son, and volunteered to help anyone who needed him.

Condolences and special memories can be shared with David’s family online at 

Heritage Cremation & Burial Society
(330) 875-5770

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