DAVID FRALEY 1968-2017

DEFIANCE – David John Fraley, 49, of Defiance, passed away on Friday, Dec. 22, in Punta Gorda, Fla.

He was born on June 26, 1968 in Findlay to Carl and Sharon (Cole) Fraley. On June 26, 1997, he married Vivian (Hughes) Fraley, who resides in Defiance. David was co-owner of Kenley Enterprise, and was a journeyman tool and die maker. He loved old cars and car shows, and he enjoyed going to flea markets. Most of all, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

David is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Vivian Fraley of Defiance; mother, Sharon (Joe) Kirkham of Defiance; stepmother, Janet Fraley of Tiffin; sons, Shawn (Charity) Kelly of Bryan, and Brad Gillespie; daughter, Crystal (Craig) Oskey of Bryan; seven grandchildren, Chaz Sweinhagen, Blaze Sweinhagen, Shayde Gillespie, Maize Bevins, Madeline Kelly, Sunny Kelly, and Jaxzon Oskey; great-granddaughter, Adaline Roelfs; five sisters, Kimberly Riblet of Hartford City, Ind., Andrea Kirkham of West Unity, Diane (Ken) Morris of Peoria, Ill., Cheri (Charles) Miler of Defiance, and Annetta (Dan) Booher of Liberty Center.

He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Fraley; and grandparents, Marie and Harvey Cole.

Visitation will be held from 2-6 pm on Friday, Jan. 5, at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. at Schaffer Funeral Home, with Taze Rachael officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Katelyn's Cottage in Defiance.

Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.