David Charles Burrows, Canfield, Ohio Obituary

CANFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – A memorial service celebrating the life of David Charles Burrows will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Boardman. David passed away on Sunday evening, January 23, 2022 at the main campus of St. Elizabeth Mercy Health.

He was born March 5, 1936 in Youngstown, the son of Charles and Myrtle (Shell) Burrows.

He was a graduate of South High School and earned his bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University in 1973.

He retired in 1998 from BP Oil where he was a supervisor and before that David worked for Youngstown Sheet and Tube.

He was an army veteran and a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon and was active in the sale of church books. He was also a member of the Wick Lodge of the Masons.

His hobbies included model trains, coin collecting, golf, gardening, working outdoors and spending poker night with his buddies. David was always ready to lend a hand to anyone who needed it. David was a calm, kind and generous man. He is survived by his second wife, former Carol (Hartman) Haniford, whom he married on July 18, 2009, three children, Jeff (Sheila) Burrows of Eldersburg, Maryland, Linda Taylor of Strongsville, and Brenda (Scott) Hipkins. of Tallmadge, two stepchildren, Tim (Michelle Haniford of Canfield, and Jill (Mike) Gerthung of New Middletown, one sister, Carole Mulholland of Tucson, Arizona, plus twelve grandchildren, Kyle, Ryan, Jacob, Zachary, Andrew, Evan, Emily, Dominique, Vincent, Joseph, Emilie and Michel.

Besides his parents, David was predeceased by his first wife, Rose Marie (Strawderman) Burrows, whom he married on May 13, 1961. She died on July 6, 2004. He was also predeceased by a son, David Burrows and a brother, Richard Burrows. Friends can call from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman, Ohio 44512.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Hospice of the Valley or Westminster Presbyterian Church in David’s memory.

For everyone’s protection, masks are suggested for call times and services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, Canfield Chapel.

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