David L. Downing, 78, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Toledo Hospital.
He was born Sept. 19, 1935, in Columbus, to Frederick and Helen (Petrie) Downing. He married Sharon Frecker in August 1954 and they divorced. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Surviving are three sons, Larry (Jan) Downing and Patrick Kelly (Bonnie Hanson) Downing, both of Fostoria, and Brad (Missi) Downing of Jordan, New York; a daughter, Christy (Joe) Korinko of Tucson, Arizona; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Fred Downing; and a sister, Marilyn Bible.
Dave's wishes were to be cremated and have no public services.
Memorial contributions may be made to your local fire department.