David Alfred Murrell passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at Joshua Tree Care Center in North Olmsted.
David was born in Lorain, Ohio on April 10, 1930 and attended Clearview School in Lorain. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1950, and went to Korea three times on the USS Catamount LSD17 where he received the National Defense Service Medal, the United National Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal with three stars. He retired from Number 3 seamless inspection at US Steel in Lorain after 39 years of service.
David liked "seek a word" puzzles and growing flowers. He was a caring, giving person, and enjoyed helping those in need.
David is survived by his daughter, Mischa Barr; granddaughter, Caitlin Barr; grandson, Charles Barr; great-grandson, Allister Barr; and many friends.
David was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Carolyn, in 2014; his parents, Florence and Albert Murrell; his brother, Richard Murrell; sisters, Lillian Murrell and Elizabeth Burke.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N Ridge Rd, Elyria, with funeral services following, at 12:30 pm. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, 44805 N Ridge Rd, Amherst. Reverend Vernon Giesbrecht, Associate Pastor of Trinity Evangelical Free Church, will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 46485 Middle Ridge Rd, Amherst, OH 44001.