Cleland, David Alexander – of Kitchener, passed away quietly with his son and daughter at his residence on Friday May 23, 2014 at the age of 91. David was a former member of the Rotary Club of Acton and the Toronto Masonic Lodge. He was involved with and sponsored stock car racing at Acton-Ospringe Speedway and played and sponsored Bush League Hockey in Acton. David also owned and operated Acton Autobody for several years.
Beloved husband of the late Hanna (Jacklynn) Cleland who predeceased him in 2012. Loving father of Barry, Lorraine Cleland-Renaud and Blaine (deceased 1979). Cherished grandpa of Che and Helen and children Damien, Megan and Kali; Devin and Kim and daughter Adele; Jeff and Anita and children Alicia, Sara, Marcus and Jason; David and Mia and children Jem and Persephone; and special grandpa of Jen and Will. Dear brother of Mac and Jean Cleland and brother-in-law of Reglindis Cleland, Phyllis Jacklynn and Ester Prince. Uncle Dave has a special place in the hearts of many nieces, nephews and cousins and their families and will be missed by all.
Predeceased by his parents Jim and Marion (Alexander) Cleland, brothers Bryce and his wife Doreen, Bev and his first wife Joyce.
In keeping with David’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood on Saturday June 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Andrew Thompson officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.
Memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice appreciated by the family.