David Nevills, 77, Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, NY – David Nevills, 77, of Irish Avenue, Philadelphia, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 5, 2020, at the Samaritan Summit Village Nursing Home in Watertown.

Born Dec. 9, 1942, in Champion, NY, a son of the late Arthur and Fannie (Wheeler) Nevills. He attended Champion School House. He worked for various farms in the area. He also worked at St. Regis Paper Co. in Deferiet for a time.

On Nov. 28, 1975, he married Deborah Davenport. The marriage ended in separation.

David enjoyed family gatherings and had a love for the outdoors.

Survivors include a son, Davie Nevills; four daughters, Fannie (Junker) Way; Denise (John) Bragg; Deborah (Earl) Miller; and Amber and companion Lucio Mendez; several siblings, Frank (Shirley) Nevills; Harold Nevills; Nancy (Jim) Parker; Judy (David) Hut; Helen Pierce; 11 grandchildren; Marty, Justion, Keirra, Makayla, Wava, Deseree, Jasmine, Jenna, Kartina, Audrionna, and Navaeh and a great-grandson, John David.

He was predeceased by a sister, Karen and her husband G

ordan Vroman; a sister-in-law, Joy Nevills; a brother-in-law, David Pierce; as well as a son-in-law, Marty Paro.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at the Samaritan Summit Village, namely Lori Major & Danielle Thomas-Hartman, for the loving care they provided.

Per David’s request, no public services will be held.

Arrangements are with Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

Condolences may be made online at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.