Boardman - David T. Seckler, 82 of Boardman, died Friday morning January 10 at his home. He was born January 12, 1937 in Youngstown, a son of Wilfred and Dorothy (Leinen) Seckler and had been a lifelong area resident.
David was a 1954 graduate of Boardman High School and had attended Kent State University and Youngstown College. He had a long career in banking. First, with Dollar Savings & Trust as a Branch Manager and commercial lender. He then worked for Metropolitan Bank as an Assistant Vice President and then Executive Vice President. He retired from Dollar Bank / Ohio Bancorp as the Vice President in charge of Credit Administration and Asset Quality. He was also very actively involved in many organizations including the Youngstown Businessman's Association, the Jaycees, the Rotary clubs of both Youngstown and Austintown, and the Southside Kiwanis Club. David had also served on the United Way Executive Board, he had been the treasurer of the Mahoning County March of Dimes, a member of the Board of Directors of the Youngstown Club, a member of the Board of Directors of the Tippecanoe Country Club, a member and President of the Youngstown Area Creditman's Association, President of the Youngstown Credit Bureau, a board member of Peoples Bank of Martins Ferry, a board member of Metropolitan Savings Bank, a board member of the Mahoning Valley Economic Developement Corp., a member of the Youngstown Area Chamber of Commerce, a board member of the Youngstown Board of Trade and a Community Corp. Board member.
In addition to all of David's accomplishments in the corporate business world, he was an active entrepreneur. He owned and operated several businesses of his own, alone, and with friends over the years.
His wife, the former Margaret "Margie" Hall, whom he married November 4, 1961 died July 18, 2013.
He leaves his three daughters, Susan (Mark) Poznar of Austintown, Kirsten (Dennis) Brady of Toledo, and Jodie (Scott) Williamson of New Springfield; seven grandchildren, Paige Poznar, Grant Poznar, Lydia Brady, Owen Brady, Olivia (Will) Heid, Ensley (Robert Siders) Williamson, and Broden Williamson. He also leaves his great-grandson, Griffin Robert Siders.
Besides his parents, and his wife, he was preceded in death by his brother, Phillip Seckler.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM Friday January 17, 2020 at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home in Boardman. Friends may call from 5-5:45 PM prior to the services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests material contributions take the form of donations to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Association.
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