David Wayne Reith

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

David Wayne Reith, 61, of Sedalia, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Heckart Funeral Home, with Kent Hutcherson officiating. Burial will be in Blackburn Lutheran Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home.

David was born April 22, 1955, in Lexington, and was the son of Leonard Reith and Nadean (Hemme) Reith. He was united in marriage to Susan Melanie Tieman on April 19, 1975, in Blackburn. He worked for Sedalia Tool and Manufacturing and was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. David liked to tell jokes and enjoyed fishing, deer hunting and watching westerns. His nickname was “Fuzzy” because of his beard.

In addition to his wife, Susan, he is survived by two children, Amber Hutcherson (Carl), of Warrensburg, and Justin Reith of Sedalia; two granddaughters, Chloe and Sadie; a brother, Rick Reith of Warrensburg; and his mother, Nadean Reith, of Concordia. He was preceded in death by his father.

Casket bearers will be Brian Lamb, Kelly Tieman, Brett Tieman, Truman Reith, Michael Porter and Steve Acklin.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lion’s Eye Bank or American Diabetes Association.

Condolences may be left at www.heckartfuneralhome.com.