Obituary of David P Gritzmaker Sr.
Clayton – David Gritzmaker Sr. age 68, of Clayton, passed away on September 14, 2020, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.
He was born on September 2, 1952, in Hudson, the son of Robert Gritzmaker Sr and Lyvonne Phillips Gritzmaker. He was a graduate of Sand Creek High School. On April 16, 1999, in Hillsdale, he married Angela Rowe and she survives. David had been employed by Fayette Tubular for 22 years. After retiring, David went back into the workforce, working for RR Security and for Twin Pine Kennels. He was the President of the Southern Michigan Coon Hunter’s Association in Onsted, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching Westerns.
In addition to his wife, Angela, David is survived by a son, David Gritzmaker Jr of Clayton; a daughter, Kes (Jason Geer) Hensley of Morenci; two grandchildren, Mariana and Leland Greer; two brothers of Clayton; a sister of Hudson; best friends, Art McDonald and Steve Rogers; and a stepson, Kyle (Kendra) Hensley of Chatsworth, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Don Phillips; and a sister, Debra Emmons.
Visitation for David will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 4-8 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Burial will be in Dover Center Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions in David’s memory may be given to the family for future designation. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
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