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David “Hurricane Dave” Duane Mallett, born February 27, 1964, in Painesville, Ohio, passed away in a motorcycle accident on March 15, 2019, in Sunrise, Florida, where he had lived for the past 30+ years. Dave was a 1982 graduate of the former Skyvue High School in Monroe County and went on to study at the DeVry Institute of Technology.

Dave is survived by his beautiful wife Frances; his son, Tyler David Mallett of Sunrise, Florida; his mother, Phyllis Hibinger of Caldwell; his brother, Bryan Hibinger of Cumberland; two step-daughters, Tiffany and Shannon Beal of Arizona; and two grandsons, Julian Beal and Sebastian Tapia, also of Arizona.

He is preceded in death by his father, George A. Mallett.

The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation from 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 5 at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. A private family inurnment will follow at a later date in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery near Stafford, Ohio. To send flowers or offer words of comfort to the family, please visit the funeral home’s web site at, the funeral home’s Face-book page, or by calling their caring staff at: 740-732-1311.

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