David L. Walp
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“Vickie and family, So sorry for your loss,you guy's are in my prayers... ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Larry Frontz - Dunedin, FL

“Vicky and Family, You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Dave was like a brother to my sister and me as we grew up as next door neighbors from the...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Wetz LaGoy - San Francisco, CA

“We were so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. Sincerely, Al and Sheila Biglin ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Alan and Sheila Biglin - shelby, OH

“Trisha & Family~ I was sorry to hear about Dave's passing when I got to work on Monday. I can remember hanging out on West Park Dr as kids....Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Eldridge Brooks - Rittman, OH

“Vicki, Im so sorry to hear of your lose. If you need anything please look me up. I do know what you are going thru. You are in my thoughts and...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Laura Donnersbach - Plymouth, OH

“It comes with great sadness that I read the paper tonight and read the obituary. Trisha and Larry my thoughts and prayers are with you both and your...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Ronnie Caudill - Shelby, OH

“to Dave's family, I am so sorry for your loss. Dave was a classmate of mine and my husband Steve. He was a really good guy. Prayers for you all. ...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Smith - Orrville, OH

“Vikki and family, Sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Please accept my deepest sympathies for your lose. John LeClair ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: John LeClair - Willard, OH

“Oh Vickie, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Just wanted to let you know I will be thinking of you. Please try to remember all the wonderful...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Norma Henson - OH

“Vickie & Family so sorry to hear of your loss-Dave was always a great guy-he will be missed ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: skip & pat faulkner

“Vicki and family. so sorry to read of Dave's passing. he was a great guy. you are all in my thoughts and prayers. my deepest sympathy to you all. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Margie Hoover Earick - Bucyrus, OH

“I am so glad we got to know you (Vikki) and Dave so much better through Larry and Kathy in the last few years. He was such a grear guy! He will be...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Ann - Mansfield, OH - friend

“Vikki, Trish and Larry, So sorry to hear about Dave's passing. I know he will be truely missed. Love you all Aunt Terri ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Ron & Terri Brown - Nocona, TX

“Vikki and family, We are so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Bob and Jackie Felter ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Bob and Jackie Felter - Shelby, OH


David L. Walp, age 66, resident of rural Shelby died Saturday, November 10, 2012 at his home.

Born December 11, 1945 in Shelby to Harold "Bus" and Betty (Wilcox) Walp he had been a lifelong Shelby area resident. He was a 1964 graduate of Shelby High School. Dave was employed as a carpenter with Sutter Construction, was then employed with the Shelby Municipal Light Plant and retired from Omnisource in Mansfield. Following his retirement, he had worked with the Shelby Park Department.

He was a member of the Shenandoah Christian Church, American Legion Post#326, RCCH, Shiloh Grange and had served on the Bloomingrove Township Planning Commission. Dave enjoyed trap shooting, fishing and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife, Vikki (Bertke) Walp whom he married August 1981; his children, Larry (Kathy) Snyder, Jr. of Shelby and Trisha (Duane) Kinstle of Shiloh; his grandchildren, Casy and Kilie Fetzer, Ty Snyder, Lillian Zane and Will Kinstle, many other special friends and relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his younger brother, Randy Walp.

Dave chose to have his body utilized with the Ohio State University Body Donor Program. Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from the Shenandoah Christian Church with Pastor Tom McFadden officiating. Friends may call at the church Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial expressions may be made to Shenandoah Christian Church, 5642 St. Rt. 13 N., Shiloh, OH 44878 or Hospice of NCO, 1050 Dauch Rd., Ashland, OH 44805. Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby is assisting the family with arrangements.

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