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David L Lehman

David L Lehman, 77 years of West Union, passed away on Saturday June 18, 2016 at the Adams County Manor.

He was born in Cincinnati on Sept. 2, 1938, the son of the late  Leroy and Marceil (Benedum) Lehman. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by, three sons, Jeffrey, Daniel and Brian Lehman, and a sister, Jacqueline Lehman.

David served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

A military graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday June 23, 2016 at Greenwood Cemetery in De Graff, Ohio.

Visitation was held from 7- 8 p.m. on Wednesday June 22, 2916 at Wallace Thompson Funeral Home.

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