David C. Gersper - Morgan County Herald: Obituaries

David C. Gersper

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Posted: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 3:41 pm

David C. Gersper, 91, of Malta, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at the Genesis Hospital in Zanesville.

He was born April 9, 1928, in Columbus, to the late Chelmer Gersper and Elizabeth Lorey Gersper.

David was retired from North American Rockwell, of Columbus, after 32 years of service.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and was a protestant by faith.

David is survived by his wife of 69 1/2 years, Evelyn Jones Gersper; a son, David C. Gersper II (Michaellene) of Granger, IN; and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving are his favorite sister-in-law, Frances Evans; and a brother-in-law, Charles Jones (Virginia).

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Blanche and Grace; and six brothers, Lewis, Ralph, Jon, Chelmer, Bernard, and Paul.

Friends and family called from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at the Miller-Huck Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., with Tim Van Horn officiating.

Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post No. 24 Color Guard.

David was laid to rest at the Mifflin Township Cemetery, in Gahanna, at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice Care, 713 Forest Ave., Zanesville, OH 43701.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.miller-huck.com.

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