Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
David H. Wedlake, age 67, of Arlington Dr., Pymatuning Twp., Greenville, passed away Saturday morning, October 1, 2016 in UPMC Farrell after an extended illness.
He was born in Greenville on December 27, 1948 to Roy E. Wedlake, Jr. and Shirley R. (Blaire) Wedlake. David was a 1967 graduate of Greenville Senior High School and had attended the Mercer County Vo-Tech for Graphic Design. He had employed at the former Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. and Greenville Steel Car Co. but worked mostly as a Graphic Artist in the Greenville Area and had retired working in the same capacity from Earth, Sun and Moon in Grove City.
David will most importantly be remembered for having drawn the picture of Cpl. James O. Jordan which has graced the walls of Greenville VFW Post #3374 for fifty years. During the late 1960's he was the drummer for the band “Silver Spurs”. A gun enthusiast, David was a longtime member of White Oak Shooting Club. His other interests included, collecting comic books and playing fantasy games.
His wife, the former Kathleen M. Meckler, whom he married on July 11, 1981, survives at home. Also surviving are his parents of Greenville, three daughters, Kelly Sharp and her fiance Tim Ketchum of Rome, OH, Diana Linton and her companion Bryan Stafford of Hermitage, and Kristina Kidd and her husband Jermey of Sandy Lake, a sister, Bobbi Wedlake of Greenville, a brother, Kenneth Wedlake and his wife Tracy of Corfu, NY and four grandchildren, Bryana Linton, Dayna Jancsar, Ethan Kidd and Paige Kidd.