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May 8, 2013

David Wesley Lillard

April 22, 1939 - May 8, 2013

DALEVILLE, Ind. — David Wesley Lillard, 74, resident of rural Daleville, passed away May 8, 2013, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Health Center.

He was born April 22, 1939, in Russell Point, Ohio, the son of Leo Carl and Eleanor Stuber Lillard.

He attended Anna Ohio High School and retired from ABB in Muncie in 1997 after 33 years as a welder.

He was a U.S. Marine veteran.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Linda Lou (Kessler) Lillard of Daleville; a daughter, Dawn (Bob) Stanley of Middletown; two sons, Todd Lillard of Anderson and Jim (Dana) Lillard of Byron, Ill.; five grandchildren, Josh Lillard, Daniel (Heather) Stanley, Lindsey Stanley, Emily and Jeffery Lillard; six great-grandchildren, Alyssa DeWeese, Aubrey Ramsey, Conner Ramsey, Aliyah Stanley, Brea Ramsey and Isabelle Thomas; and a sister, Joy Cornell of Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Raymond and Paul; a sister, Barbara LeVan; and a granddaughter, Amanda Stanley.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, 118 S. Fifth St., Middletown. Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery in Middletown.

Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of the services.

The Ballard family is honored to celebrate the life of David Lillard with family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or COPD Foundation of the donor’s choice.

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