Davis C. Abernathy, age 44, of Robertsville, died Monday, July 24, 2017 in the Mercy Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 23, 1972 in Huntsville, Alabama. He was an operating engineer at Union Local #18 in Akron. He graduated from North High school in 1991 and received an associate's degree in construction management from the University of Akron. He was a member of the Augusta Lodge #504 F&AM and served for two years in the U.S. Army.
In addition to his mother, Doris (Davis) Woodward of Akron; and father, Donald and (Sheryl) Abernathy of Huntsville, AL; he is survived by the love of his life, Billie Jo Curry of Robertsville; a very special stepdaughter, Danielle (boyfriend Tyler) Curry of Roberstville; a daughter, McKenna Abernathy of Barberton; a stepson, Joshua Grossman of Columbus; a sister, Joi Wilson of Clarksville, TN; a brother, Brian (Cozetta) Wilson of Akron; uncle, Marc Johnson of Florence, AL; grandchild, Nirvana Grossman; nephew, Andrew Duncan; niece, Annalisa Duncan; his best friend for life, Richard West of East Sparta; and his best pooch, Leia.
Following cremation, Masonic services and full military honors were held July 28 at the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.