David L. Kotanchek

KINSMAN – David L. Kotanchek, 64, of Kinsman, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at his home.

He was born March 26, 1952, in Sharon, Pa., a son of Peter and Elizabeth Falhamer Kotanchek.

A lifelong area resident, David was employed for 10 years as a mechanic for First Energy in Warren and also for R.W. Sidley’s in Thompson and Warren for 27 years.

He enjoyed farming, hunting and running around on the Kubota with his sidekick, “Baylee.”

David is survived by his wife, Bonnie L. Hassell Kotanchek of Kinsman, whom he married Dec. 29, 1973; his son, Alan L.(Amy Harvey) Kotanchek of Kinsman; his mother, Elizabeth Kotanchek of Kinsman; his three brothers, James Kotanchek of Texas, Peter Kotanchek and Paul Kotanchek, both of Kinsman; and his sister, Janet Zuga of Kinsman. He was preceded in death by his father.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512.

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main St., Kinsman, Ohio, handled arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com

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