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 David Lee Dimmitt

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David Lee Dimmitt

  • Birth 19 Feb 1930 Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 11 Dec 2009 Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Agency, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot New Section-Dimmitt Family Plot
  • Memorial ID 45363931

David Lee Dimmitt, 79, of 8345 97th Ave. died at 9:55 a.m. Dec. 11, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1930, in Ottumwa to Carl Clifford and Etha Gardner Dimmitt. He married Joanna Shewry April 21, 1957. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served in the Navy and the Air Force.A resident of Ottumwa most of his life, he lived in California from 1961 to 1992.He had worked for the Ottumwa Courier, the Valley Tribune in San Gabriel Valley, Calif., the Pomona Progress Bulletin in Pomona, Calif., and the Ontario Daily Report in Ontario, Calif.He was a member of O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and Korean Veterans of America.Surviving are his wife, Joanna; five daughters, Sally Dimmitt, Terrie (Jeff) Evans, Judy (Brian) Kennedy, Millie (Barry) Beggs, all of Ottumwa, Eden (Mike) Stotts of Nine Mile Falls, Wash.; a son, David (Liz) Dimmitt Jr. of Ottumwa; adopted son, William Lewis Dimmitt of Ottumwa; 31 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; a sister, Carolyn Wilkinson of Marshalltown.He was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Tallman and Dorothy McLaughlin; six brothers, Ralph, Robert, Paul, James, Donald and infant Wayne Max Dimmitt.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Pentecostal Assembly of God with Rev. Richard Schlotter and Rev. Bill Iammatteo-Code officiating. Burial will be in Round Point Cemetery with military services conducted by O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion and Walter B. Schafer Post #775 Veterans of Foreign Wars.Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday.Memorials may be made to Ottumwa Community Outreach Center.

Published in the Ottumwa Daily Courier on 12/12/2009


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  • Created by: Flintstone
  • Added: 12 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45363931
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Lee Dimmitt (19 Feb 1930–11 Dec 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45363931, citing Round Point Cemetery, Agency, Wapello County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Flintstone (contributor 46803124) .