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David W. Blunt

May 7, 2023
Richland, MI




David W. Blunt, of Richland passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2023 at the age of 79. David was born on September 29, 1943 in Youngstown, OH. He was the son of Robert and Dorothy (Leuben) Blunt. On March 3, 1993, Dave married Debra (Beauchamp) Wagnitz. David was the Vice President of Sales for their family business Harborlite Corporation.

Dave was preceded in death by his brother Bob and his parents, and is survived by his cherished wife, Deb, his children and step children: Christopher (Kerstin) Blunt, Dr. Robert (Danielle Walters) Blunt, Kathleen (Colby) Richards, Sarah (Hank) Avink, and Dr. Aimee (Tim) Simpson, as well as his grandchildren: Elonna, Henry, Jeffrey, Simonne, David, Sophia, Corbin, Molly, Charlie, Nathan, Julian, Gabriel, and Tessa. He also had three honorary grandchildren: Zainab, Nazli, and Zarifa. He is additionally survived by his brother Bill (Diane) Blunt, many beloved nieces and nephews and other extended family members, and his ex-wife, Martha (Bob) Greene.

A celebration of Dave's life will be held in fall 2023.

To read Dave's complete obituary, please visit and take time to sign his guestbook and/or share a memory with his family. In the face of his horrible disease, Dave found immense comfort in the visits and care from his hospice workers at Centrica Care Navigators. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to in Dave's name.

The Blunt family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes, 129 South Grand, Schoolcraft, MI 49087 (269) 679-5622.