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David Cline Jr.
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David Charles Cline Jr., 42, of Escalon passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Oak Valley Care Center with his family by his side.

A native of Escalon, David was born on November 9, 1966 in Oakdale to David and Gloria Cline of Escalon.

He was a 1984 graduate of Escalon High School and he enjoyed working with his dad in the rice fields. He loved to play pool, watch WWF Wrestling and NASCAR racing.

Survivors include his father David Cline of Escalon; his sisters Judy Willadsen of Arlington WA, Cathi (Jerry) Merritt of Escalon, and Shirley Cline of Escalon; nieces and nephews Jerry, Melissa and Terry of Escalon and Wendy, Sarah, Kathryn and DJ of Washington; and great nephews and niece Christopher, Jeremy, Patrick, and Lyveah all of Washington.

He was preceded in death by his mom Gloria who passed away in 1987.

Celebration of Life service was held on Monday, August 17 at Deegan Funeral Chapel, Escalon. Burial will be at a later date at Burwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made in the name of David C. Cline Jr. to assist the family with David's funeral expenses. The account is at Bank of the West in Escalon.

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The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Aug. 19, 2009