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1937 David 2021

David Michael Francis

December 8, 1937 — January 9, 2021

David Michael Francis, age 83, born December 8, 1937, died peacefully of complications from strokes at Marjorie P. Lee Retirement Community on January 9, 2021. He was predeceased by his parents, Lester Francis (Chemical Engineer and Director of Advertising for Emery Industries) and Dr. Marie Heintz Francis (Physician, Planned Parenthood) of Cincinnati. He graduated from Westwood Elementary School, Western Hills High School (Swim Team) and Northwestern University (B.A. in Economics, Captain of the Swim Team and a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity). Mr. Francis owned and managed Gough Lamb Cleaners in Middletown from 1961 to 2020. He was very civic-minded, as was evident in his Lifetime Achievement Award from Middletown Rotary Club, membership of the Safety Council of Southwestern Ohio, the Jaycees and of the First Presbyterian Church. He was also an avid fan of Middletown High School.

Dave is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Judi Francis; 4 cousins, Joel Dawson, Susan Grier, Janice Currie and Maryan Hahn; 3 nieces; 2 great nieces; and 2 great nephews.

Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Woodside Cemetery Chapel, 1401 Woodside Blvd, Middletown, with Reverend Michael Isaacs officiating. Entombment will be at Woodside Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Middletown Rotary Club, P.O. Box 1061, Middletown, OH 45042 OR First Presbyterian Church, 2910 Central Ave, Middletown, Ohio 45044.

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