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David A. Litwiler

January 26, 1941 ~ April 24, 2018 (age 77)

David A. Litwiler, age 77, of Jefferson, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic.  He was born January 26, 1941 in Andover, the son of Allen C. & Lamontz C. (Hoffman) Litwiler.

He worked passionately for over 55 years restoring antique and classic cars. He was an artist capable of building and repairing anything. He enjoyed model trains and mowing grass.  He was a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Vintage Automobile Club of America and Jaguar Club.  He was a past president of the Jefferson Exchange Club. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Christine M. Litwiler,  whom he married January 27, 1962; children, Mark A. Litwiler of Jefferson, Wendie M. (Andrew) Lesak of Streetsboro, and Melynda J. Litwiler of Jefferson; sisters, Janet (Frank) Simon of Holiday FL, Roberta Schteiden of Henderson NV, Patricia (Gary) Little of Henderson NV; grandchildren, Alexandria Lesak of Strongsville, Amber (Marc) Dantimo of Stow, Austin and Anna Lesak of Streetsboro, Gretchen, Madeline and Nicolas Litwiler of Jefferson.

He is preceded in death by his parents; twin siblings, Lyle and Lillie in infancy and a sister, Margaret Setzer.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Jefferson United Methodist Church, 125 E. Jefferson St., Jefferson with Pastor Dan Bilkert and Rev. Tom Poremba officiating.  Burial will take place in Oakdale Cemetery on a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Jefferson United Methodist Church at the above address or to the United Way of Ashtabula County, 2801 C Ct., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.  The Jefferson Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson are honored to serve the David A. Litwiler family.  Obituary, condolence expressions or to light a candle can be found at


Donations may be made to:

Jefferson United Methodist Church
125 East Jefferson St., Jefferson OH 44047

United Way of Ashtabula County
2801 C Ct., Ashtabula OH 44004

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