David Alan Gilkison, 57, of Fairfield, Ohio, died Sunday, December 30, 2012 at home. He was born March 5, 1955 in West Union. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Gilkison.
He is survived by his son, Aaron Gilkison and his daughter, Sara (Jeremy) Pate, both of Oxford; mother, Doris J. (Chamblin) Gilkison of West Union; seven grandchildren: Garrett Gilkison, Curtis Murphy, Riley Murphy, Olivia Pate, Rebecca Pate, Isabella Pate, and Samuel Pate; and several uncles, aunts and cousins.
He was a sales manager for M.H. Equipment Company in Fairfield for 10 years, and was a sales manager for Steam Economies Company in Springdale for 5 years.
He was a 1973 graduate of Manchester High School in Manchester and received an associate’s degree from Southern State Community College in Brown County. He was an avid golfer.
Memorial donations may be made to the donor’s choice.
The private funeral service is Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Lafferty
Funeral Home in West Union. Reverend Owen Applegate will officiate.
The visitation is Friday from 5 until 8 p.m.
The interment is at Manchester Cemetery in Manchester.