David C. Burrows 1936-2022

CANFIELD — David Charles Burrows, 85, passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 23, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

He was born March 5, 1936, in Youngstown, the son of Charles and Myrtle Shell Burrows.

He was a graduate of South High School and received his bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University in 1973. He retired in 1998 from BP Oil, where he was a supervisor. Prior to that, David worked for Youngstown Sheet and Tube. He was an Army veteran and a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon and was active with the church book sale. He was also a member of the Wick Lodge of the Masons.

His hobbies included model trains, coin collecting, playing golf, gardening, working outside and poker night with his buddies. David was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone who needed it. David was a quiet, kind and generous man.

He leaves his second wife, the former Carol Hartman Haniford, whom he married July 18, 2009; three children, Jeff (Sheila) Burrows of Eldersburg, Md., Linda Taylor of Strongsville and Brenda (Scott) Hipkins of Tallmadge; two stepchildren, Tim (Michelle) Haniford of Canfield and Jill (Mike) Gerthung of New Middletown; one sister, Carole Mulholland of Tucson, Ariz.; as well as 12 grandchildren, Kyle, Ryan, Jacob, Zachary, Andrew, Evan, Emily, Dominic, Vincent, Joseph, Emily and Michael.

Besides his parents, David was preceded in death by his first wife, Rose Marie Strawderman Burrows, whom he married May 13, 1961. She passed away July 6, 2004. He was also preceded in death by a son, David Burrows, and a brother, Richard Burrows.

A memorial service celebrating the life of David Charles Burrows will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman, OH 44512. Friends may call from 1 until 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. For everyone’s protection, masks are suggested for calling hours and services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to either Hospice of the Valley or Westminster Presbyterian Church, in David’s memory.

Arrangements were entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, Canfield Chapel. Friends and family may view this obituary and give their condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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