David W. Looper, 92, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield.
He was born Nov. 24, 1918, in St. Joseph, the son of Harry Otis and Bertha Mae (Newmeyer) Looper. On Nov. 11, 1942, in Muncie, Kan., he was united in marriage to Lalah B. Foster, who preceded him in death on March 15, 2004. Also preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Art Looper.
Prior to joining the Army, he worked for Fowler and Company in Merriam, Kan., and also drove trucks, hauling feed, livestock and farm produce. During World War II, he served from Oct. 30, 1942, until Oct. 19, 1945, in the United States Army. He was in the Pacific Theater 30 months as a radio operator. He worked 23 years for Sears as a freight elevator operator in Kansas City. before moving to Cassville, he resided in Urich, for 12 years.
He was a member of Mill Street Church of Christ, Cassville, where funeral services were held Friday under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Wayne Deffenbaugh conducted the services. Burial with military honors was at Cape Fair Cemetery, Cape Fair.
Contributions may be made to Fair Haven Children's Home in his memory.
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