October 12, 2020

OAK GROVE- A memorial service will be scheduled in Oak Grove for David Wesley Church, 63, Oak Grove, who died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at his daughter’s home in Golden City, after a three year battle with cancer.

Arrangements are under the direction of Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar.

Condolences may be shared at www.dfhlamar.com.

Survivors include three daughters, Angela Brewer and husband Darren, Webb City, Connie Parker and husband Chet, Golden City and Victoria Faucett, Mt. Vernon; one brother, Ben Church; seven grandchildren, Taylor Boehne, Harley Brewer, Audrey Parker, Jake Parker, Chloe Faucett, Lane Faucett and Hannah Faucett and one great-grandson, Jaxxon.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Issac and Patricia (Phillips) Church and a brother, James Church.

Mr. Church was born Feb. 1, 1957, to Issac Reu and Patricia Ann (Phillips) Church. He was a graduate of Oak Grove High School. He ran and operated his own mechanic shop for many years, while also working as a volunteer fireman. He eventually worked for the City of Oak Grove as a firefighter and later as the fire chief. He then continued working for the city as the city building inspector. He was an avid arrowhead collector/maker, was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed spending much of his free time outdoors.