A funeral service celebrating the life of Dwight D. “Dave” Sager, age 64, of Newark, will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Doug Lynn officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home, 285 E. Main Street, Kirkersville, on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Dave was born in Newark, on November 6, 1952, to the late Harvey and Gertrude (Head) Sager. He passed away at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville, on November 5, 2017.
Dave was a heavy equipment operator with Premier Concrete Services. He also worked for Lakewood Schools as a school bus driver and a maintenance worker. He enjoyed repairing lawn mowers, watching NASCAR and NCIS, but most important was spending time with his wife and family, especially doting over his grandchildren.
Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Cynthia J. (Petersen) Sager, whom he married April 10, 1976; son, Joe M. (Jennifer) Sager; siblings, Kathleen Knotts, Diana (Alan) Smith, Christine Tucker, Mary (Don) Phillips and Robert (Diane) Sager; grandchildren, Shyanne, Caleb, Caitlyn, Alissa, Coralyn and Dylan; great grandchildren, Hayden and Taylor; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents, his was preceded in death by a son, Chad Sager; and mother and father-in-law, Helen and Charles Petersen.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Dave to DaVita Dialysis, 3120 Newark Road, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Dave and the Sager family.