David L. Esh, 72, of 155 N. Westview Dr., Gordonville, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016 at home. Born in Gordonville, he was the son of the late Stephen L. and Sarah Lapp Esh. He was the husband of Annie E. Stoltzfus Esh. They were married on Nov. 7, 1967. A self-employed carpenter, Mr. Esh was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Also surviving are: 11 children, David Jr. married to Rachel Fisher Esh, Stephen married to Susan Stoltzfus Esh, Mervin married to Lavina Stoltzfus Esh, all of Gordonville, Malinda married to Michael Kauffman, Christiana, Barbie married to Daniel Kauffman, Narvon, Sarah married to David Fisher, Gordonville, Sylvia married to John Fisher, Ronks, Rachel married to Stevie Stoltzfus, Gordonville, Annie married to John Lapp, Narvon, Sally married to Amos Stoltzfus Jr., Gap, Katie married to Elmer Lee Stoltzfus, New Holland; 73 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Christ married to Sadie Esh, Newburg, Elmer married to Anna Esh, Gap, Stephen married to Rebecca Esh, Daniel married to Anna Esh, both of Gordonville; sisters, Rachel married to the late Mervin Smoker, Newburg, Emma married to Jacob King, Sarah married to Ammon Stoltzfus, Barbie married to Isaac Fisher, all of Narvon. Mr. Esh was preceded in death by a son, Samuel; a sister, Mary Esh; and four grandchildren.
Funeral Services: Monday, June 6, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. EST at the late home. Burial: Gordonville Cemetery. Viewing: at the late home from the time of this notice till the service. Kindly omit flowers.