David T. Sharrits, 77, died on January 26, 2022, at his home. He was born on September 2, 1944, in Lima, Ohio, to Richard and Grace (Jacobs) Sharrits who both preceded him in death.
On May 22, 1976, David married Carol Ward who preceded him in death.
David was retired from BOC Gas and was a Teamster truck driver for over 30 years. He graduated in the class of 1962 from Vaughnsville School. He was a member of the Columbus Grove Christian Church. David was a member of the Columbus Grove Eagles Aerie #2772. He was an auxiliary member of VFW Post #9648, the Indian Lake Moose Lodge #1533, and Sons of the American Legion Post #516. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, the OSU Buckeyes, and the Cleveland Browns.
David is survived by daughter Shelly Wilcox of Columbus Grove, OH, and step-son Troy (Tina) Sharrits of Cape Coral, FL, along with three brothers John (Joyce) Sharrits, Columbus Grove, OH, Robert (Linda) Sharrits, Ft. Jennings, OH, and Russell (Pat) Sharrits, Columbus Grove, OH. Also surviving are five grandchildren: Eric (Nichole) Wilcox, Austin Sharrits, Kali Wilcox, Tristin Sharrits, and Kadin Sharrits; and three great-grandchildren Landen, Jaden, and Gaven Wilcox. He was preceded in death by step-son Steve Wilcox.
Friends may call on Saturday, February 5, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Services will begin at Noon at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, OH. Pastor Jeff Eubank officiating. A Celebration of Life will follow the services at the Columbus Grove Eagle’s Quonset hut.
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