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David Alan House, 58, Bloomington

David Alan House, 58,  of Bloomington, passed away at home on Friday, May 3, 2013, after a 20-month battle with brain cancer. David was born to Lawrence House and Dorothy (Steele) Elliott on June 21, 1954, in West Memphis, Ark. On April 7, 1974, he married Betty Albright of Bloomington.

Survivors include his wife, Betty House of Bloomington; children, Jennifer House of Bloomington, Brian House of Indianapolis, Jason and Kevin (wife, Betty) House, both of Greenwood; father, Lawrence House of Cordova, Ala.; mother, Dorothy Elliott of Ellettsville; brother, Dennis House of Phoenix, Ariz.; sister, Lori (House) LeBlanc of Lakeland, Fla.; sister, Lisa (House) Massey of Nixa, Mo..

He graduated from Brown County High School in 1972 and served our country for six years in the U.S. Navy. For 29 years, he worked for Indiana University as an electronics technician before he retired. Throughout his life, he was known for being a man with a sweet and calm spirit. He loved sharing Christ with others, even while he was in the middle of his struggle with cancer. He loved ministering to others through song, through example, through teaching, and through prayer.

A memorial service will be conducted at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church on Saturday, May 11, at 11 a.m. with visiting from 10-11 a.m. at the church. The family will be celebrating his life and rejoicing with him as he spends eternity in Heaven.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Brain Cancer Research Fund or Sherwood Oaks Christian Church Unleashed.

Allen Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Friends can send condolences to

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