David J Child

January 5th, 1953 to April 4th, 2013
David J. Child, 60, of Port Huron died unexpectedly on April 4, 2013.

He was born January 5, 1953 in Port Huron to the late Wallace Fraser and Morna Sue Child. He married Elizabeth L. "Betty" Illingworth on October 11, 1980 in First Congregational Church.

Dave worked at the McMorran Arena for 32 years where he was best known for driving the zamboni. He served in the US Navy. He enjoyed riding his Harley, walking, fishing, bike riding and spending time with his many dear friends.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth "Betty"; sister, Judy (Ernie) Albert of Port Huron; brothers, Jeff Child (Mark Miller) of San Diego and Pat (Sue) Child of Port Huron; special "mom", Wanda Jean Child and her family; sister-in-law, Lori Illingworth; aunt, Marilyn Yeager; his special sisters and brothers in the Richard and Yvonne Barnum family; his friends at the Colonial Restaurant; his feline "kids", Murphy, Molly and Harley David'son; four nephews, Dr. Scott and Dr. Steven Albert, and Tim and Mike Child; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Mark Child and sister-in-law, Denise Illingworth.

Visiting hours will be from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Sunday in the Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Monday, April 8, 2013 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home with visiting beginning at 10 AM. Pastor Steve Sovereen of County Park Bible Church in Goodells will officiate.

Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Blue Water Area Humane Society.

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