David “Rip” Alex Musselman, age 71, of Orient, OH., passed away unexpectedly on December 11, 2012. He was born October12, 1941 in Pickaway County.
Preceded in death by parents, Bennett & Esther Musselman; brothers Charles, James, Jack, William, Richard and Jerry; sisters Elizabeth, Jeanette, Josephine, Betty and Ruth Jean.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Bertie (Looney) Musselman; son David Scott (Paul Bateson) of Sugar Grove, OH.; daughter Teresa (Gregg) Mayberry of Ashville; grandsons Ryan and Jarod Mast of Orient; brothers Thomas (Florence), Ned (Betty), and sister-in-law Carol Musselman, all of Orient; many nieces and nephews.
David graduated from Darby Twp. High School in 1959 where he was active in all sports. He was a Master Mason of Mt. Sterling Masonic Lodge #269 F & AM for over 40 years. He retired from American Electric Power in 2002 after 42 years of service. He enjoyed watching sports, hunting, fishing and playing cards.
A Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling. Rev. Leland Brehm officiating with the interment following in Pleasant Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday, Dec. 14th from 3 – 7 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. a Masonic service will be given in his honor.
Online condolences to www.tiddfuneralservice.com.