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David Lee Statom

August 10, 1936 ~ January 12, 2018 (age 81)
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David Lee Statom


            David Lee Statom, 81 years old, of Milan, Missouri, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at his home.

            David was born August 10, 1936 in Muncie, Indiana to Samuel Chester and Alma (Coffey) Statom. He lived most of his life on a farm near Muncie. David served in the United States Marines for 4 years. He worked 19 years at Warner Gear Company, after that he did odd jobs, including a security guard at a bank. David moved to Arizona in 1980 to be closer to his children. He lived with his son and daughter-in-law for the past four months.

            Survivors include: one daughter, Cathy Ross and husband Curt of Leavenworth, Kansas; one son, Anthony and wife Joyce Statom of Milan; 11 grandchildren, Matthew, Melissae, Emily, Sam, Carrie Ann, Justine, Johanna, Samantha, Rachel, Ryan, and Jason; 8 great grandchildren; one sister, Jeannie Gollis; and several nieces and nephews.

            He was preceded in death by: his parents; 2 sons, Kerry David Statom and Andrew Lee Statom; 3 brothers; 4 sisters; and one granddaughter, Christina Ross.

            There will be no services held; his cremains will be inurned at a later time alongside his 2 sons at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. 

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