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David Robert Wickes

August 27, 1954 May 12, 2021
David Robert Wickes
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David R. Wickes, 66, of Oberlin passed away Wednesday May 12, 2021 at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after suffering a massive stroke. He was born August 27, 1954 in Coventry, England, immigrated to the United States in 1977 and was an Oberlin resident since 1988. David worked as an engineer at the Webber Gage Company in Westlake for 37 years, retiring in 2016. Following retirement, he was a van driver and monitor for Keystone Schools. He attended Calvary Baptist Church, and enjoyed traveling, music, flying and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Laura (nee-Felix); daughters, Jessica (Kirk), Sarah (Steve) and Bethany (Jake); son, Aaron; grandchildren, Quinn, Erik, Betty, Atticus, Emmaline and Gabriel; sisters, Diane Morris and Vida Wickes; brother, Tony Wickes. He was also affectionately known as “Uncle Dave” by many. A Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 15, 2021 at Calvary Baptist Churchy 114 Hope Ct., Elyria. Rodger Campbell will Officiate. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria, OH. 44035. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed at

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2:00 PM 5/16/2020 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5/16/2020 3:00:00 PM
Calvary Baptist Church

114 Hope Court
Elyria, OH 44035

Calvary Baptist Church
114 Hope Court Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Private Final Resting Place
United States

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Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd. Elyria, OH. 44035


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