David O. Burdette, 82, went home to be with the Lord on June 16, 2019. A longtime Akron resident, he was born in Ripley, WV on March 19, 1937. David loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren, and the love of his life, Betty. He was a veteran of the US Navy.
David was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Betty; siblings, Josephine, Phyllis, Leonard, Emmitt "JR," Marvin "Joey," Darlene and Glenis. He is survived by his siblings, Russell "Mickey," Rick, Roger, Marie, Mary; children, David M. (Kay), Pamela (Bernie) Montella; grandchildren, Jeff (Deborah) and Sarah Burdette, Tony, Andrew (Tiana), Aaron and Alex Montella; and great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Louella Burdette, Eli Montella.
Visitation from 11am-1pm on Thursday, June 20 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron. Funeral service will begin at 1pm. Interment at Hillside Memorial Park to follow.