David L Canham, 89, passed away on April 3, 2021, in the Martin-Linsin Residence Home in Albion. He was born in Albion to the late Lester and Mable (Plummer) Canham and grew up in Gaines. He graduated from Albion Central School and was proud to have been a part of the class of 1949 (“the49-ers). He went on to graduate from General Motors Institute in Flint, Michigan where he received his diploma in mechanical engineering in 1955. That year he married Annette O'Connor, the mother of his children. David had numerous business ventures over the next years, retiring from G.M. In 1981. He enjoyed hunting and had humorous stories of those times with his boys. As a family, they enjoyed boating and fishing. David was a member of the Brockport Free Methodist Church where he was active in the A.B.F. Having a strong Spiritual love for the Lord, he wanted others to know the Jesus he knew, so started a Bible study/prayer group. In the last few years, he led a group in his home; also leading a worship meeting at the LeRoy Green.
David was predeceased by his wife Annette and their son Colin. He is survived by his children David A. (Louise), Timothy (Linda) and Patricia (Michael) Robinson. He is also survived by his wife of 12 years, Barbra Titus Canham and her children Peter (Nancy), Elizabeth (Jim), Irene, and Dan (Cathy). His brother Paul Canham and sister Sharon Saddler Also several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
There will be no prior calling hours. David's memorial service will he held on Saturday April 10th at 11:00 in the Brockport Free Methodist Church followed by his graveside service at Mt. Albion. Memorial contributions may be made to Supportive Care of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion NY 14411 or to Care Net Center of Greater Orleans, 168 S. Main St. Suite 2, Albion NY 14411.
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