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David  S.  Ticknor
  • Gull Lake Community Schools Foundation
    10100 East D Avenue
    Richland, MI 49083
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    913 East Alcott
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001

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“SURPRISED AND SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT " LITTLE TICK". THE NEWS BRINGS FUN MEMORIES OF GULL LAKE. BIRTHDAY PARTIES AS LITTLE KIDS. SAILING, REGATTAS AND...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: DON ZINN - RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA

“Kristin & Sean-We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you during this very difficult time. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Karen and Jim Gratke

“Tracy, thinking of you and your family and offering prayers up to Him during this time of sadness. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Melanie Sanic-Burke - Friend

“Very sorry to hear this news. I have fond memories of working with Dave at the Twentieth/Colombia office of First of America/PNC in 1973. Dave was a...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Dave Stimpson - Work

“My deepest sympathy to the family and friends. I've so many wonderful memories, both personal and business, of Dave beginning at Gull Lake in the mid...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Bob Dykema - Friend

“Carol, sorry to hear of Dave's passing, I just saw it today in the Enquirer. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Valda Doxtader

“So sad to learn of Dave's passing. He was one of the good guys. Please know that you guys are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Greg Samulak

“Carol,I'm so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Dave and I were good friends in high school but after graduation we lost touch. When I tried once to...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Walt Gorsline - Tarpon Springs, FL

“I got to know Dave when I worked for Kalamazoo Lawn and garden. Dave was a great customer. I liked Dave a lot he was always pleasant and friendly. I...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: steve burdette - Wilmington, NC

“So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. The class of 1960 of Kellogg High School @ Hickory Corners wants Daves's family to know he will be missed. We...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Sharon Crandal - Battle Creek, MI

“I was so sad upon hearing of Dave’s passing. He was such a nice man. I enjoyed working for him and taking care of his daughters....a long time...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara (Collum) Osborn

“Good times working with Dave at First National Bank and Trust Company back in the day. Rest in peace Dave. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Bob Renauld - Kalamazoo, MI


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David S. Ticknor, 80, of Hickory Corners, died June 18, 2022. David was born December 23, 1941 in Battle Creek to Jack and Betty (Sherriff) Ticknor. He graduated from W.K. Kellogg Agricultural High School (Part of the Gull Lake Community School System) in 1960 and then he graduated from the University of Arizona with his undergraduate degree in 1965 and was a proud member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. David went on and received his graduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1979. He worked as a banker for PNC Bank until his retirement in 1999.

David married Carol Stech on February 12, 1965, who survives. David is also survived by their two daughters, Tracy (Kevin) Virta and Kristin (Sean) Walters; five grandchildren, Chapin (Benjamin) Ping, Trevor Virta and Olivia, Elle and Tess Walters; and a brother, William (Carolyn) Ticknor. He was preceded in death by his parents.

David loved sailing, boating and antique cars. He was on the Advisory Board for the Gilmore Car Museum, the board for the Constance Brown Hearing Center, President of The Rotary Club of Kalamazoo, treasurer of Rotary District #6360 and sat on the Board of Directors of the Sherriff-Goslin Company.

Cremation has taken place and a private, family only service was held at Yorkville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Gull Lake Community Schools Foundation, the Gilmore Car Museum or the Loaves and Fishes. Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com