David Ervin, 78

David Lee Ervin, 78, of rural Wabash, Ind., died at 7:36 a.m. on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

He was born April 3, 1939, in Wabash County to Frank and Maud (Eviston) Ervin.

David was a 1957 graduate of Lagro High School and attended Ball State University for two years.

He married Georgia Simpson at the Wabash Christian Church on June 20, 1964.

David retired from Wabash Electric and also sold real estate for Siders Premiere Properties. He was a member of the Richvalley United Methodist Church and the Wabash Moose Lodge. He was a longtime softball pitcher and was recognized as being one of the best in the midwest.  He also enjoyed golfing, and was an avid Indiana University and Chicago Cubs fan. 

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Ervin of Wabash; two children, Kevin (Dawn) Ervin of Fishers, Indiana and Kelly (Troy) Dyson of Wabash; five grandchildren, Kassi (Steven) Grossman of Urbana, Indiana, Jessica (Cody) Semler of Pendleton, Indiana, Cale Dyson of Wabash, Lucas Ervin and Tori Ervin, both of Fishers; two great-grandchildren, Keaton and Adlie Grossman, both of Urbana.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Ben Ervin.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastors Doug Barber and Paul Burris officiating.  Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 3-7 pm Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for David may be signed at

Posted on 2017 Jul 17