David Chesnutt, 86, of North Branch, formerly of Attica, MI died Thursday, August 18, 2022 at his home. David Marshall Chesnutt was born July 24, 1936 in Royal Oak, MI. He was the son of the late Ferris and the late Della (Weber) Chesnutt. David grew up in the Utica, MI area. David attended high school in Madison Heights, MI. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. after high school during the end of the Korean War. David married Chereen Antonette Kuhlman on September 7, 1957 in East Detroit. David and Chereen moved from Sterling Heights to Caro and then to Attica. Chereen died on May 24, 2002. David married Mary Therese Petri Brzezinski on July 11, 2003 in Lapeer. David and Mary moved to North Branch Township in 2003.
David worked at the Ford Motor Company – Sterling Plant as a millwright for 22-plus years. He retired in 1998. He also worked as a supervisor at a small manufacturing plant in the northern part of the Thumb. David enjoyed hunting; he especially enjoyed running his dogs. He was a member of the Michigan Coon Hunters Association in Attica.
David is survived by his wife, Mary Therese Chesnutt of North Branch; daughters, Laurie (Barney) Smith of Clyde, OH and Dianne (Michael) McClelland of Lapeer, MI; sons, Todd Chesnutt of North Branch, MI and Larry (Donna Irvan) Chesnutt of Clarkston, MI; stepdaughter, Lisa (Brian) Pasek of North Branch, MI; stepsons, Charles (Karen) Brzezinski of Omaha, NE, Dan (Carrie) Brzezinski of Lowell, MI, Jeff (Catherine) Brzezinski of Wildwood, MO; and a brother, Bruce (Harriet) Chesnutt of Utica, MI. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Amy Norman, Frank (Jenny) Osborn, Andy Osborn, Eric (Kait) Smith, Michael McClelland, Michelle (Steven) King, Kristin (Paul Morrison) Churchill, Nicole (Gabby) Chesnutt, Adam (Robin) Chesnutt, Bradley (Ashley) Irvan, Kyle (Jaimie) Irvan, Samantha (Zach Lehoczky) Irvan-Withey, Sarah (Eli) Parsch, Jacob (Grace) Pasek, Josh Pasek, Nathan Brzezinski, Brooke Brzezinski, Allisen Brzezinski, Daniel Brzezinski, AnnMarie Brzezinski, Maggie Brzezinski, Jane Brzezinski, Kate Brzezinski, Molly Brzezinski, Elizabeth Brzezinski, Audrey Brzezinski, Ian Brzezinski, Andrew Brzezinski, Evan Brzezinski, Oliver Brzezinski, Amelia Brzezinski; great-grandchildren, Jacob (Kashmir) Norman, David Norman, Alex Norman, Jared (Tabitha Fisher) Norman, Kiersten Osborn, Luke Osborn, Lily Osborn, Shelby Osborn, Calia Smith, Cara Smith, Elijah Smith, Mercedes McClelland, Ben McClelland-Deck, Lily King, Keith King, Nadia King, Jadyn Chesnutt, Sawyer Chesnutt, Kayla Irvan, Isaac Irvan, Elliott Irvan, Vienna Lehoczky; and great-great-grandchildren, Beckley, Elliot.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Chereen Chesnutt; grandsons-in-law, Larry Norman and Jamie Churchill; great-great-grandson, Jaxson Norman; sister, Shirley Olsson; brothers, Vernon, James, Tom; and by two infant siblings.
The funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main St., Imlay City, MI. Officiating will be pastors Ron Hutchinson and Rodney Sanderson-Smith. Burial will follow in Attica Township Cemetery, Attica.
The family will be available for visiting hours from 10 a.m. until 12 Noon Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.
Those wishing to make a memorial contribution may direct it to McLaren Hospice, 1515 Cal Drive, Davison, MI 48423.
Please be sure to sign the online register book at www.muirbrothersfh.com to share your memories and condolences with the Chesnutt family.