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David C. Villers Sr.

In loving memory of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather

David C. Villers Sr., 74, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, surrounded by family at his home.

David was born Nov. 17, 1938, to Linzy and Gladys Villers in Cedar Lake, Ind. David was a bricklayer for many years, a member of the Eagles lodge in Excelsior Springs and enjoyed fishing.

David was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Paul and Linzy Jr. Villers; one sister, Margaret Moore; son, David Villers Jr.; and his late wife, Lillian Villers.

He leaves behind his wife, Dorothy Villers, of the home; two daughters, Leonora (Oscar) Feldman of Shawnee Mission, Kan., and Terry Wrisinger of Kearney, Mo.; four sons, Allen (Maria) Villers of Mansfeld, Texas, Mike (Johnna) Villers of Liberty, Mo., and Carl Villers and Don (Jessica) Villers, both of Excelsior Springs; one stepson, Mike King of Independence, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Amy Morgan of Oak Grove, Mo., and Tina Sheerer of Nevada, Mo.; 12 grandchildren, Joseph Prado, Manny Prado, Jennifer Villers, Krista Villers, Jered Feldman, Leilani Cobb, Candace Feldman, Leslie Pack, Gary Wrisinger, Kendra Villers, Chase Villers and Dakota Villers; eight stepgrandchildren, Topanga, Phillip, Hunter, Hilker and Seth King, and Summer, Bentley, and Payton Sheerer; eight great-grandchildren, Gavin Cobb, Kanoa Cobb, Cozmo Prado, Ella Prado, Jazlyn Jester, Macie Pack, Madison Wrisinger and Zane Geenens; one brother, Bill Villers of Texas; three sisters, Betty Perkins of Excelsior Springs, Barbara (Glenn) Clevenger and Mary (David) Stanley; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, also at the funeral home, with burial and full military honors following at North New Garden Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, Mo.

The family suggests memorial contributions to NorthCare Hospice.

By Standard Staff • StandardStaff@leaderpress.com

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