David M. Washburn

Apr. 29, 1924 - July 7, 2018



     Thursday, July 12, 2018
     2-4 & 7-9 P.M

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


Funeral Service:

     Friday, July 13, 2018
     11:00 A.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.



     Cuba Cemetery
     Cuba, NY



David M. Washburn
A Farmer at Heart
David M. Washburn, 94, of 1443 Castle View Dr., Springdale Arkansas, and former Black Creek Resident passed way Saturday, July 7, 2018 in the Arkansas Veteran's Home in Fayetteville, Arkansas following a brief illness.

Born on April 29, 1924, in Eagle, New York he was a son of William and Gertrude Dye Washburn. He married the former Dorothy Gibson who preceded him in death on October 28, 2002.

He is a Veteran of the Untied States Army serving in WWII. He was employed as a farmer by Ted Utter for 16 years and then was employed by the Cuba Central School (later Cuba Rushford Central School) for thirty years as a custodian and bus driver, retiring in 1994.

He was a member of the Cuba VFW Post 2721 and enjoyed round and square dancing with his wife Dorothy and enjoyed his horses.

Surviving are two sons, Raymond Washburn of Olean and Donald (Tonya) Washburn of Springdale Arkansas; 17 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren; one sister, Margaret Clark of Gainesville, FL; two brothers, Edgar Washburn of Hume and William "Butch" Washburn of Bliss; one step daughter, Cathy Flowers of Rochester; a special friend, Annette Lieberman of Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Randy Washburn in 2008; two grandchildren, Jessica Wright in 2016 and Eric Washburn in 2015; six sisters, Winifred Wolfer, Mildred Eyler, Vivian Hamilton, Wilma Benedict, Annie Washburn, and Millie Tyler; and one brother Richard "Buck" Washburn.

Friends may call at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba, on Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:00 A.M.

Burial with military honors will be in Cuba Cemetery, Cuba, New York.

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