David B. Vestal, 69, of Nevada, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin.
He was united in marriage to Lucille Layton, who preceded him in death on Dec.12, 1995. He was also preceded in death by his parents.
He served his country in the U.S. Army from April 26, 1961, until Jan. 29, 1963, when he was honorably discharged. He worked as a mechanic for Ford Motor Company and also did some oil prospecting. He was of the Baptist faith.
Funeral services with full military honors were held Tuesday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell conducted the services. Burial followed at Brannon Mountain Cemetery, Crosses, Ark.
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