David Paul Kammerdiener, Jr
Birth:   Sep. 24, 1970
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death:   Feb. 8, 2000
Greene County
Missouri, USA
David Paul Kammerdiener, Jr. was born Sept. 24, 1970 at Butler County Memorial Hospital, Butler, Pennsylvania, the only child of Valorie Burke Kammerdiener and David Kammerdiener. He departed this life on Feb. 8, 2000 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO at the age of 29 years, 4 months, and 18 days. Davy was preceded in death by both grandmothers, Ruth Mooney Slaton of Eminence, MO; Neline Snow of Pennsylvania and his stepfather, Rex Gates of Eminence, MO; his great grandparents Walter and Daisy Mooney of Eminence, MO and Daniel Burk of Karns City, PA; Davy leaves to mourn his passing his mother, Valorie Gates, special friend Jason Chilton and Vanessa Fisher his fianee, and the love of his life, all of the home. His step-grandmother, Pauline Grant of Eminence. He also leaves his father, David Kammerdiener an wife of Punxsutawny, PA. Three half brothers and sisters, Michael, Amber, and Emily. His step-grandparents, Ken and Kate Burke of Karns City, PA, Oscar and Ellen Kammerdiener of Parker, PA; great grandmother, Doretha Burke of Karns City, PA; and host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Family and friends who will sadly miss him. Davy graduated at Eminence High School in 1989 and, though hampered by medical problems since infancy, lived a full and rewarding life. Davy took great pride in becoming a staff member at CCTR, where he acquired the nickname “Dinker”. He loved riding horses, motorcycles, 4 wheelers and spending time on the river. Davy’s favorite times were also spent surrounded by his family and friends.
Davy accepted Christ as his Savior in 1994 and felt he was richly rewarded. There will be an empty spot in everyone’s life who had the privilege of knowing Davy. He left a lasting impression on everyone that ever made his acquaintance.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM Saturday, February 12, 2000, at the Duncan Funeral Chapel in eminence with Rev. Jim Doyle officiating. Interment was in the Bethany Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Duncan Funeral Home of Eminence.