April 12, 2012
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on April 15, 2012

CARNAHAN David B. Carnahan, age 66, of Reynoldsburg, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 12, 2012. He was a longtime employee of Sears and retired from Discover Card; was a graduate of Kent State University and United States Air Force Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his parents Donald and Eleanor Carnahan, and brother-in-law Michael O’Shea. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dianne “Sue” Carnahan; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Farrah Carnahan; daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Chad Smith; grand-children, Samantha Carnahan, and Lindsey, Lauren, and Lexie Smith; sister, Diane O’Shea; brother-in-law, Buzz and his wife, Becky Barker; sister-in-law, Lee Ellen Wilson; and many other extended family and friends.

His family will receive friends Monday from 3-5 p.m., with a memorial service to follow at 5 p.m., at the Fairfield Christian Church North, 3420 Blacklick Eastern Road, Baltimore, Ohio. At Dave’s request, in lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Mt. Carmel Hospice, 6150 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43213.