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David Lawrence Birney, age 80 of Cadiz, Ohio went to be with Jesus on Sunday, March 30, 2014. He was born January 3, 1934 in Hopedale, the son of Lawrence and Marian Myers Birney.

David was preceded in death by three of his children: David Birney, Gregory Birney and Lauren Birney Lay; a great-grandson, Marques Jackson and siblings: Janet Amick, Vivian Stahl and Jim Birney.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 2 at 11 a.m. at the Mausoleum Chapel at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove Ohio with Rev. Robert Hooker officiating. Arrangements by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Hospice of the donor’s choice. The memorial guestbook may be signed at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.