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David Lloyd Schad, decorated Vietnam veteran

Jan. 25, 1944 – March 6, 2014

David Lloyd Schad of Akron died Thursday after a battle with cancer due to his exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam. He was 70.

Born in Akron, Mr. Schad was a decorated Army veteran, receiving two Purple Hearts while serving in Vietnam. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign War Post 3180 and a 32-year member of LL Tillman American Legion Post 900. He worked for Northeast Caisson Inc. in Akron with more than 40 years of service.

Mr. Schad is survived by his wife, the former Carolyn Ann Miller; a son, David Lloyd Jr.; three stepchildren, Roberta Spoth, Kelly Sheehan Murray and CJ Webster; four grandchildren; and six step-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Akron, 7 Church St., Akron.

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