David Allen Maggard, 59, of Wheelersburg, Ohio died suddenly Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 2:17 pm at SOMC, due to heart complications. David was born June 16, 1962 in Delaware, Ohio to Lois (Yates) Aldridge and the late Harry Maggard.
David graduated from Green High School and Scioto County Vocational School, in 1980, where he studied industrial electric. On April 27, 1985 he was united in marriage to his beloved wife, Paula Maggard, in Wheelersburg, Ohio. David was a long-time member and deacon at Mt. Hope FWB Church, where he was also a Sunday school teacher, treasurer and song leader. He loved his church family dearly and most of all serving the Lord.
David was employed by Charter Foods and previously by Hobart Equipment and Colonial Food Service. He loved his work and developed many lifelong friendships everywhere he went. David was a scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 53 of South Webster, Ohio and loved camping and volunteering at Camp Oyo. David was loved dad, papaw and friend to many.
He is survived by his wife Paula (Blaine) Maggard, son, Joshua (Jessi) Maggard, granddaughter, Bettleigh Maggard, whom he adored, mother, Lois (Yates) Aldridge, sister, Karen (Maggard) Davis, niece, Izetta Davis, in-laws, Randy (Sue) Blaine, Mike (Beth) Blaine, Dreama (Robert) Schultz and many other family members and friends.
David was preceded in death by his father, Harry Maggard, mother-in-law, Betty (Hurst) Blaine, father-in-law, Paul Blaine and uncle Glen Yates. David was loved dearly, impacted many lives and will be greatly missed, but he is now rejoicing in his heavenly home.
Services for David will be 12:00 noon Monday, January 24, 2022 at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg with Pastor Gary Selby officiating. Interment will be in Clapboard Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5:00-7:00 pm Sunday and one hour before the noon service on Monday. Condolences to the family may be made at www.harrison-pyles.com.