David Allen Rambo

David Allen Rambo, 69, of Bellefontaine, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

David was born in Lima on Jan. 24, 1946, to the late Donald and Ida Shulaw Rambo. He also was preceded in death by six sisters, Dolores Shoffner, Jenny Dapice, Jerry Grant, Norma McCafferty, Phyllis Herring and Patty Grant.

He is survived by four children, Jimmy Rambo, Donald (Carmen) Rambo, Melody Rambo and Shelly Roose; three grandchildren, Rebecca Rambo, Andrew Rambo and David Rambo; a great-granddaughter, Karlee Jo Gale Wheeler; two sisters, Verna (John) McCafferty and Vicki (Fred) McCafferty; and several nieces and nephews.

David was a welder by trade and formerly worked at Henschen’s and Airstream in Jackson Center. He enjoyed fishing, racing cars, playing guitar, and watching football especially the Ohio State Buckeyes.

A Gathering of Remembrance is from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview. Burial is in Walnut Hill Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.