David Lynn Gaither, 83, of Salem

David Lynn Gaither, 83, of Salem


David Lynn Gaither, 83, of Salem, Indiana died on April 26, 2024 at Salem Crossing in Salem, Indiana.  David was born on January 15, 1941 in Lima, Ohio to the late Lynn Gaither and Mary (Denning) Womack.  

David was a United States Navy Veteran and electrical engineer for Honeywell, CFL Logistics, Connersville Hospital, and Simon Brothers.  He was a member of St. Timothy Episcopal Church, Fransican Third Order.  After retirement, David served communion to patients at his local hospitals.  He enjoyed studying history, science, and Religion.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Gaither; and a sister, Marilyn Price.

He is survived by his wife, Roxanne (McNaughton) Gaither of Salem, Indiana; 3 sons; a step-son, Ben Gritton (Tracey) of Louisville, Kentucky; his pet cat, Boo Boo; grandchildren, Charlie and Sam; nephews, Steve Price (Barb) of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Jim Price (Rachel) of Virginia, and Mike Gaither (Sandy) of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee; a niece, Barbara Siemens (Steve) of Des Moines, Iowa; sister-in-law Beth Roberson (Clint) of Fredericksburg, Indiana; and numerous other nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Blinded Veterans Association, P.O. Box 90770, Washington, D.C. 20090.

Cremation was chosen and there will be no services at this time.

Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana is entrusted with the arrangements.