Peacefully passed away after a long illness on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the Sault Area Hospital.
Survived by his wife Jennifer and stepchildren Samantha Conner (Allen) and Jennifer Thompson (Brian). Proud grandpa of Rodrick, Kaillob, Thomas and Jason. Son of the late Charles and Helen Launder. Dear brother of Carol Metz, Wayne Launder (Ronalda) and Trudy Deakers (late Chris). Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Also survived by his Aunts Heraldean Benford and Ellen Friesen and his Uncle Arthur Holmes.
David loved the outdoors, his favourite hobbies were camping, fishing and hunting.
At his request there will be no visitation or funeral. At a later date there will be a private family interment at Minnitaki Cemetery in the Dryden, ON area.
Memorial contributions in David’s memory made to the Algoma Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com