SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – David W. Costa, 65, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

He was born November 24, 1956 in Salem, son of the late Alex and Alice (Galchick) Costa.

David was a graduate of West Branch High School, Class of 1975.

He enjoyed riding motorcycles and was a member of the American Legion Post 131. He loved spending time with his dogs, Jazz and Jacob; the three of them were practically inseparable.

He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Christine (Shuler) Costa, of 32 years; children, Susan (Erik) Johnson, David Costa, Rebecca (Jay) Nezbeth, Christina Denham, Shawna (Wade) Morrow and Robert Spaulding; 13 grandchildren; brother, Alex (Kathy) Costa and sister-in-law, Casey Costa.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, John and Gary Costa and nephew, Joshua Costa.

Visitation will be held at Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., with family sharing at 1:00 p.m.

He will be laid to rest at Hope Cemetery.

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A television tribute will air Friday, August 12 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.