Faith United Methodist Church
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Pastor David Sperry, 1951-2011

 
Rev. David L. “Speed” Sperry, 60, of Minerva, Ohio passed away Sunday morning, December 18, 2011 at his residence. 
 
He was born September 23, 1951 in Steubenville, OH. He was a 1969 graduate of Wintersville High School and worked fifteen years for Wintersville Water Dept. before returning to school and becoming an ordained minister in the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church. Dave served Bethel, Brentwood, Simpson, Mt. Zion, Pleasant Grove, Faith  & Bolivar U.M. Churches.
 
Preceding Dave in death was his father Harold Sperry. 
 
He enjoyed living life to the fullest, spending time with family & friends, riding his motorcycle and a good joke.
 
Dave is survived by his wife Cindy DeSantis Sperry; daughter and beloved son-in-law Jessie & Todd Kirkpatrick; two grandchildren Hannah & Timothy; mother Madaline Fluharty Sperry of Toronto; sister Debbie (Michael) Hood;  and his much loved extended family.
 
Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio on Tuesday 1-4 & 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday at Brentwood U.M. Church from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Bill Westling, Rev. Larry Hukill, Dr. Gary George and Dr. Richard Parks officiating.  Burial at Fort Steuben. 

Memorials may be directed to Mercy Hospice, 7568 Whipple Ave.NW, North Canton, OH 44720 -or- American Cancer Society.