David A. Pomeroy

David A. Pomeroy

David A. Pomeroy passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at his home in Alamo.

He was born August 12, 1933 in Alamo Township, the son of Grant and Letha (Newton) Pomeroy. For many years he was a machine operator for GM at Fisher Body. David enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing music, collecting, golf, and woodworking. He was a man of many talents. On January 31, 1958 in Otsego he married Sandra Strong who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Dan (Marcia) Pomeroy and Chris Boyett both of Otsego; 4 grandchildren, Morgan (Chris) Teich of Mattawan, Mackenzie Pomeroy of Rockford, Matthew (Jessica) Boyett and Jenifer Boyett both of Otsego; 1 great-grandson, Elliot Boyett; his siblings, Garold Pomeroy of Kalamazoo, Roy (Sandy) Pomeroy of Richland and Mary (Bill) Wood of Oshtemo; sisters-in-law, Joyce Pomeroy and Barbara Pomeroy; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Kenneth, Charles and Ray.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may meet with David’s family Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 4-7 P.M. at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

Contributions in memory of David may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Patricia Flick (Schuster) says:

    I am so sad to hear of Dave’s passing Sandy, I hope you and your family feel some comfort and solace knowing that he is now in a better place and at rest. I have known you and Dave my entire life and you are both absolutely wonderful people! I think of you as family because you were both such great friends of my grandparents Tony and Marjorie Schuster! I will never forget the countless memories I have of you two together! Some of my favorite memories from my childhood are watching Dave play the banjo and you singing beside him, going to Plainwell Lanes and watching you and Dave bowl with my grandparents on a league, and also watching you two dance the tow step together. I am very grateful that was able to know Dave! To the entire Pomeroy family I am so sorry for your loss, I am sending my prayers and thoughts to your family at this time.

  2. Kathi Fuss says:

    So sorry to hear of Dave’s passing! My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  3. Bradley and Cathey Schuster says:

    Sandy and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Dave is a kind and talented man. We are so fortunate to know you both. I enjoyed your and Dave’s company through the years. Cathey and I both are sad for you and he will be missed. We appreciate the memories of your and Dave’s music, crafts and you two can dance. We have some pictures of you two. It will take a while to find them but we will get them to you.
    All our love,
    Bradley and Cathey Schuster

  4. Yvonne Watson says:

    So sorry to hear of Dave,s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Fred & Lynne Yeager says:

    Sandy, so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. We know what a struggle it has been the past few years for him and we will sure miss his music and your singing together

  6. Kim Bogema says:

    I am so saddened to hear about this great man leaving this earth. He had to be the happiest man I’ve ever met; I never saw him without a smile on his face. Sandy and family, my heart aches for you. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers as you say “until we meet again” to your Dad, grandpa, brother, uncle and best friend.

  7. Norman Arndt says:

    So sorry to here of Dave’s passing. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with his family
    Norm and Gwen

  8. Bob Leonard says:

    Sorry for your loss Prays are with you

  9. Win Myers Jurrjens says:

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear husband. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Win

  10. JIm & Dorothy McNees says:

    Sandy and Family, so sorry to hear of David’s passing. Our thoughts are with you. He is in a better place now and may he rest in peace.

  11. Judy Harrison says:

    so very sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you. The Lord will comfort you in the days to come.

  12. Ed bronson says:

    Dear Sandy I have walked on your shoe and my heart aches for you .but David is not suffering any more and I know how he hated not being able to do the things he wanted to do. I am so proud to call David my friend for over forty years I will miss him I will pray for you and the kids

  13. Mark & Lynne Sahlgren says:

    Sandy, our hearts go out to you at this time of losing Dave. It was obvious to us that he was such an absolutely wonderful man, so positive about many aspects of life. Lynne and I extend our deepest sympathies to you.

  14. June and Wayne Kucks says:

    So sorry to learn of Dave’s passing. He was a good man with a kind heart. We are glad to have known him and enjoyed his music with Sandy .He gave much pleasure to many.
    Our thoughts are with the family.
    June and Wayne

  15. Bob Grinnell says:

    Sandy, it is so hard for me to except this news. I am so saddened. Dave and I used to car pool to work and enjoyed listening to his music. Have not seen one another for a few years since we moved from Alamo. Please except my sincerest condolences .
    I remember when he gave you that diamond.

  16. Daniel Pomeroy says:

    Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. He was a great man of many talents and touched many hearts. He will surely be missed and greatly appreciated in heaven.

  17. Tony Schuster says:

    I was very sad when I heard this. My family has known yours forever. We (kids) all grew up together and spent many a night listening to some great music. That is one of the best memories I will ever have growing up. Sandy, you and Dave were great friends of my Mom and Dad and are always thought of fondly. There’s a bunch sitting around playing away where they all are now, and it sounds as good as ever, especially with that banjo joining in. It was good to see you the other night. Let me know if there is anything I can help you with.

  18. Nancy Green says:

    We loved to listen to David play and Sandy sing. Some of my favorite memories of them are around a campfire singing for us.
    David and Sandy became friends through western dancing. We spent many hours together learning, practicing and dancing!!
    We were also privileged to have them join us on several vacations. So much fun we had!! They were always up for an adventure. (skiing, sliding into the water off the top of the boat to name just a few)
    One of my favorite memories of David was traveling on one of those vacations. He and Sandy were sitting in the backseat of the truck. I think we were driving to Kentucky. David talked most of the trip. 🙂 I remember that my husband and I were both thrilled and surprised. To us David had always been pretty quiet and we hadn’t really heard him say much. What we came to love about David (once he started talking) was his quiet confidence, his intelligence and his sense of humor. We will miss him terribly here on earth and look forward to that wondrous reunion someday.

  19. Pat Wesseling says:

    Sandy & Family so sorry to hear of your lose.

  20. Mike & Evelyn LaJoice says:

    Really glad we had such good times country dancing at the Lamplighter. We pray that your special memories help you during the times of sadness. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Your Dancin’ Friends Forever,
    Mike & Ev LaJoice

  21. JD says:

    Sandy, I’m so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. I really enjoyed getting to play with him and you. My prayers to you and your family. JD

  22. David Hibbard & Sally Britton says:

    Sally and I are sorry to hear that David passed. Sally wanted me to say that she is sorry she could not attend the service.

    It has been many decades since I first came to Michigan and played in a band with David, Sandy and Bobby and Wanda Jones. We only had that band together for a couple of years.

    I remember Dave and Sandy to be wonderful people and I appreciate them teaching me a thing or two about playing music.

    All my best.

    David Yancy Hibbard (the Country)

  23. June Johnson Kennedy says:

    Dear Sandy:
    I was shocked to hear of your loss of David. I knew the Pomeroy family well. I grew up around them. Mary and I use to play together when I was a little girl. May time heal, and knowing someday you will be in heaven with him.

    June Johnson Kennedy

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