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Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times
  • OBITUARY: David L. Klinger, 76

  • David L. Klinger of Smyrna, Delaware went to be with the Lord on Jan. 14, 2013 at home. He was 76 years old.
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  • David L. Klinger of Smyrna, Delaware went to be with the Lord on Jan. 14, 2013 at home. He was 76 years old.
    Dave was born Dec. 2, 1936 in Williamstown, Pennsylvania to the late Claire G. and Ethel Feree Klinger.
    He served his country in the Coast Guard and United States Army. Dave owned J & D Provisions for many years. Dave worked for Boeing Helicopters in Ridley Park, Pa., retiring in 2001 after 15 years.
    He came to know the Lord as his personal savior 9/23/95. He was a member of Middletown Baptist Church where he loved working for the Lord and the Amazing Grace Outreach.
    In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, James C. Klinger Sr. and Donald Klinger; his baby sister, Joyce; and his beloved nephew, James C. Klinger Jr.
    He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Mark Urian of Clayton; his grandchildren who brought so much joy to his life, grandson Jacob (Melissa) Urian of Clayton, and granddaughters Amanda (Dustin) Fairley of Fairbury, NE, and Rebecca Urian at home.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Route 10), Dover. Friends are asked to call Monday Jan. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.
    In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to the Delaware 4-H Foundation, 113 Townsend Hall, 531 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716-2210.
    Letters of condolences may be sent, and guestbook signed at torbertfuneral.com.
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