David Paul Topp, 81, currently of Mason, OH, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

He was born February 3, 1938, in Wheeling, WV, son of the late Ronald and Edyth Topp. After graduating from Linsly Military Institute, he attended the United States Naval Academy. Upon graduation he married Mary Carter (“Tippy”), his high school sweetheart. Following his 20-year naval career, they returned to Wheeling, where he lived until 2016.

He was married to Tippy for 51 years until her passing in 2011. He is pre-deceased by his parents, brother, Ronald Topp Jr., and sister-in- law Barbara; and his brother Charles Topp.

He is survived by his son, David A. Topp, and his wife Carol, of Cincinnati; daughter Katherine Topp, of Shelton, WA; two granddaughters, Emily and Sarah Topp; sister-in- law Jeri Topp, of Charleston, WV Jeanne Cater of Wheeling, WV and Ruth Lewis of Birmingham, MI; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Monday, November 18, at 10 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Christian Village at Mason at 411 Western Row Rd. in Mason, OH.