David A. Hook, 94, Warsaw, passed away at 2:40 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at Mason Health Care Center in Warsaw. He was born March 18, 1927, in Roseville, Mich. to Curtis C. and Dorothy (Weinman) Hook.
He graduated with honors from Ferris State University in Michigan and taught auto mechanics at Lansing Community College, in Lansing, MI and Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne, IN. He was married on Feb. 7, 1969, in Flint, Mich. to V, June Bentley Colby, who survives. He grew up in Michigan and lived in Guatemala for five years before moving to the Warsaw area.
He was a member of the Church of God in Warsaw and in 2002 carried the Olympic Torch near Notre Dame University en route to the Winter Olympic Games. He was most proud of his five years spent in Guatemala as a missionary.
He is survived by his wife; four daughters: Sally (Michael) Dewald of Warsaw;Darcy Arias of Guatemala; Shannon Bauer of Delaware, Ohio; and Amy Barchini of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three sons: Robert (Deanna) Colby of Grand Blanc, Mich.; David A. (Bonnie) Hook of Ada, Mich.; and Paul (Dana) Hook of Hilliard, Ohio. David and June have 21 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathryn and infant daughter Deborah; his parents; four sisters: Harriett Walker, Janet Darnell, Edna Strock, and Dorothy Church; four brothers: James Hook, Lewis Hook, John (Jack) Hook, and infant, Curtis Hook
In lieu of a funeral, the family will celebrate David’s life with love, laughter, and macaroni and cheese from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, at his home, 506 Nancy St. Warsaw, IN 46580. Guests are welcome during that time.
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