David Allan Grathwohl

November 19, 1944 ~ July 6, 2020 (age 75)


GRATHWOHL David Allan, age 75, of Fairfield passed away on July 6, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Hamilton to the late Edward R and May Grathwohl on November 19, 1944. On May 15, 1965 he married Louise Powers, she survives him. David is also survived by his children, Kimberly A. (Craig) Schweiger, Mark A. Grathwohl (Clayge Miller), and Matthew A. (Christina Leak) Grathwohl; grandchildren, Erika L. Grathwohl, Lauren E. (Jordan) Kollstedt, Brooke N. French, Payton A. Grathwohl, Chelsea M. Leak, Kyle A. (Dani) Schweiger, Alison N. (Ben) Bierman, Benjamin T. (Courtney) Schweiger; great grandchildren, Kaylee, Lucas, Aiyanna, Harper, Hanna, Mackenzie, Maddox, Mahina, Amelia, and Jackson who is due in July; and many brothers and sisters in law, nieces, nephews, and special friends.

David worked at Ohio Casualty/Liberty Mutual Insurance for 39 years until his retirement in 2002. While working at OCG, he began playing sports and had a 55 year career playing softball and bowling. He was inducted into the Butler County Softball Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Dayton Amateur Softball Hall of Fame in 2016. He also bowled a perfect 300 game in 2013.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Waneta Anderson, Wilbur Grathwohl, Vernon Grathwohl, Eldon Grathwohl, and Janice Hayden; and father and mother in law, Charles and Mabel Powers.

Services will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton at Condolences may be offered at

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