David Tovar “Big Dave” 45, N15449 A-1 Road, Bark River, passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at UP Health System – Marquette.
He was born on June 10, 1970 in Neenah, WI, son of Alfred J. and Lois Ann (Megenuph) Tovar.
Dave was raised in Oshkosh and has resided in the Bark River area for the past 25 years.
Dave owned and operated Dave’s Roofing and also drove semi for Casey Currie Off-Road Racing.
He loved to travel, and enjoyed off road and motor cross racing.
Dave was very active in the community.
Among his survivors include his parents, Alfred J. and Lois Ann Tovar of Hannahville; daughter, Alexandria (Robert) Abitz of Neenah, WI; son, David Lee Tovar of Bark River; granddaughter, Olive; brothers, Chris “Bob” Fritz and Shawn (Cami) Tovar of Oshkosh, WI; two sisters, Dawn “Dolly” Halfaday and Kelly Tovar of Hannahville; grandmother, Charlotte Megenuph of Hannahville; many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, David Tovar; grandmother, Frangoula Tovar; uncle, Lupe Tovar; and cousins, Paheesh and Cheebahrasa Shawano.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 7th beginning at 4 p.m. at the Hannahville Community Center. The funeral service will follow at 10 a.m. on Thursday morning at the center.
Burial will be in the Hannahville Cemetery.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Tovar family.