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David Ray Lemley

November 17, 1952 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 67)

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Obituary

David Ray Lemley, age  67, of Onsted, MI, passed away, November 1, 2020, unexpectedly. He was born November 17, 1952, in Detroit, MI, the son of Roy & Essie (Mears) Lemley. On August 1, 1993, he married Debra Aker Lemley. She survives.  David was a talented musician who taught himself to play the guitar. He recently discovered his love of the keyboard and passion to compose music. David appreciated the beauty of nature and spending time outdoors. He was the great improviser who always found a solution and gave the best advice. David's philosophy on life was "Be happy while you can".  In addition to his wife, Debra Lemley, he is survived by his daughters, Essie Lemley and Angela Aiton; one granddaughter, Symphony Aiton; his siblings, Roy Lemley, Sheila (Ricardo) Rivera and Paulette (Murray) Nevison; and several nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Linda Young; brother, Steve Lemley; and nephew, Alvin Stout.  A viewing & visitation will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2020, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family for final expenses online @ David's GoFundMe Page.

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Services

Viewing & Visitation
Thursday
November 5, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 5, 2020

2:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Donations

David's GoFundMe Page
2959 N ADRIAN HWY, ADRIAN MI 49221-1149
Web: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-me-bury-my-dad-funeral-expenses

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