David Lee Vannoy, 49, of 5160 Foxfire Drive, Zanesville, died at 11:28 p.m. Friday (Dec. 23, 2011) at Genesis Hospice Morrison House following an illness with cancer.
He was born on Jan. 3, 1962, in Marietta. David grew up in Newport, Ohio, where he was a member of the youth group at Newport Methodist Church. He spent his youth with his best friend Bruce Greenwood. He graduated in 1980 from Frontier High School in New Matamoras, Ohio. He then received his bachelor's degree in diesel mechanics in Nashville, Tenn. He enjoyed boating and was an avid fisherman. He also enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Vannoy; his mother, Alice Binegar; stepchildren, Douglas Edward (Jessica) Bellville, Melissa Landis, Christina (Donnie) Murphy; grandchildren, Brooklyn, Stormy, and Trinity Landis, Seth and Cain Bellville, Cailin and Riley Murphy, Mason Smith; brothers, Pablo Vannoy, Carlo Vannoy, John (Chris) Vannoy, Steve (Gerri) Vannoy, Tony (Angela) Vannoy. Sisters Patty Ewing, Karen (Chuck) Wright, and Sue (Gerald) Bookman.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Vannoy.
At David's request, a cremation will take place and a private burial will take place at a later date. William Thompson & Son Funeral Home in White Cottage is handling the arrangements.