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DAVID ALCORN

October 24, 2013
The Times Observer

David Alcorn, 94 of Floral City, Florida, died on October 19, 2013, at the Brentwood Retirement Community, Lecanto, Florida under the care of Hospice of Citrus County. David was born on November 5, 1918 in Titusville, PA, son of Worth and Jessie (Kerr) Alcorn. He attended Titusville area schools and spent most of his life in the Titusville area prior to moving to Floral City, Florida in 1978. Early on in his career, David owned a mechanic and body shop in Titusville, as well as being a general contractor. He had also been employed at the Pontiac Garage in Titusville as a mechanic and at Cyclops. He enjoyed auto racing and talking with people. David never met a stranger. While living in Florida he became a huge fan of flea markets and yard sales. His car rarely passed a yard sale sign. He would often comment that he went, not because he needed anything, but because he enjoyed talking with the people. David was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Eleanor Platt of Lincolnville, PA and Esther Hopkins of Floral City, Florida. He is survived by three siblings, Adeline Hummer (John) of Youngsville, PA, Betty McClenaghan (Ken) of Glendale, WI and Richard Alcorn of Houston, TX. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 39 years, Betty Alcorn; children: David Lynn Alcorn (Hazel) of Titusville, PA, Ann Giblin (Doug) of Slippery Rock, PA, Worth Alcorn (Kathy) of Ft. Myers, FL and Marlene McCracken (Wesley) of Slippery Rock, PA; his grandchildren: David Nye of Slippery Rock, PA, Laurie Hawkins (Rob) of Slippery Rock, PA, Jackie Borum of Sanford, FL, Rich Alcorn (Lisa) of Warren, PA, Mike Alcorn (Tonya) of Russell, PA, Shaun Alcorn of Meadville, PA, Rodney and Rene' McCracken of Slippery Rock, PA. He is also survived by 11 great grandchildren. In addition, he had 6 stepchildren: Larry Jewell, Barbara Anthony, Doug Anthony (Nancy), Bill Jewell (Lola), Brad Jewell (Sandy) and Laura Petryszyn, as well as many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren. The family requests memorial donations to Hospice of Citrus County, PO Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Services and burial are under the care of the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home of Inverness.

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