Posted: Sun 2:48 PM, Mar 03, 2013
Funeral Home: McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home
David T. Kaneff, 84, of Marietta went home to be with the Lord and the love of his life at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Harmar Place. He was born on March 25, 1928, in Marietta to David C. and Mildred A. Fordam Kaneff.
Dave had been employed at Remington Rand Corp. In 1952 he joined his father in the Kaneff Nursery Landscaping and Excavating. His most prized customer was Loretta Lynn who purchased Norway Spruce Trees from him. In earlier years he was involved with snow removal in Marietta. After his retirement in 1986 he enjoyed camping and woodworking. He was a member of Faith Bible Church.
On May 7, 1950, he married Bobbie Eagleson who preceded him in death on September 15, 2011. He is survived by 4 daughters: Sherry (Bill) Rhodes of Perrysburg, OH, Peggy (Clyde) Hall of Marietta, Robi (Jerry) Bonnette of Marietta, Kim (Scott) Howard of Marietta; grandchildren: Christina, Kerri, Michael, Doug, Steve, Brian, Craig, Jason, Doug, Jeff, Matt, Wyatt, Tobi, Jessica, Katie; great grandchildren: Caleb, Savannah, Haylee, Bailey, Britan, Blake, Melanie, Vance, Blake, Railyn, Danielle, Mason, Emily, Tyler, Julia, Dylan, Emma, Grace, Hannah, Josie, Tyler. He is also survived by 2 sisters, Josephine (Tom) Martin and Janet (Dennis) Randolph both of Marietta, son-in-law Jim Greene and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, infant son David Holly Kaneff, daughter Sandy Green, grandson Darrin Hall. F
uneral services will be held on Wednesday (Mar. 6) at 10:30 am at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Witmer III officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday after 2:00pm with family present from 2-4 and 6-8. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com. Contributions in Dave’s memory are requested to: Home Nursing and Hospice, 450 Pike Street, Marietta, OH 45750.