James Dean DuVall, age 92 of Lake City passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 at his home.
Dean was born June 26, 1926 in Roscommon County to Clifford and Gertrude (Zimmerman) DuVall.
He married Sandra Lundy February 21, 1985 in Moddersville.
Dean owned his own construction business and retired as a general building contractor after 30 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and kept active as a builder by constructing carriages for replica canons. Dean also built wood wheel wagons and collected full scale antique wood wheel wagons.
Dean was a life member of the Masonic Lodge #408 of Lake City and a member of the Moddersville Reformed Church.
Dean is survived by his wife Sandra, and children James (Kim) DuVall of Lake City, Penny Kostbade of St. Petersburg, Florida and Kerry (Timothy) Carpenter of Adrian and son in law Robin Dorman of NC, six grandchildren: Adam (Kelly) DuVall, Dylan (Julia) DuVall, Lisa (Michael) Cook, Erik (Karen) Kostbade, Erin Kostbade and Jeffrey (Ashley) Cunningham and nine great grandchildren: Madeleine, Theodore, Caelan, Carys, Betsy, Kate, Emily, Henry and Maverick.
He is also survived by a brother John (Mary) DuVall of Lake City and a sister Delores Geer of Portage.
A special thank you is extended to his former dedicated workers Phil Beerens and Kris DeWitt.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers: Vernard, Robert, Richard and Daniel and four sisters: Elizabeth, Nela, Alverna and Clarice and a daughter Kelly Dorman.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 19, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Young-Holdship Funeral Home in Lake City. The Masonic Lodge 408 of Lake City will conduct a service at the funeral home beginning at 7:00 pm.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the Moddersville Reformed Church with Pastor Steve Boven officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm until the time of services.
Burial will take place in the Lake City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Moddersville Reformed Church or the Masonic Lodge 408 of Lake City.