John “David” Flett was born August 20, 1930 in Hazelton, Missouri to the late James and Daisy (Capps) Flett, and entered into rest July 27, 2014 in Rolla, Misouri at the age of 83.
David proudly served in the Missouri National Guard for 6 years during the Korean War. David married the love of his life, Ruth Mesplay on May 22, 1955. This union was blessed by two children. He was a lifelong cattleman and was active in many farming organizations and clubs including the Missouri Cattlemen Association, ASCS for over 25 years, Rolla FFA Alumni and the Soil and Water Association.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth of the home, his children, Michael Flett of Rolla, Missouri and Cindy Daniels and husband Donny of Coldwater, Mississippi; grandchildren, Stephen Stricklin, Leah Flett, Audrey Flett; 5 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by 2 brothers, Angus and Wayne Flett; 3 sisters, Eunice Edmondson, Marie Heaving and Dorothy Trotter.
Services for David Flett will be held Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2PM at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri. Visitation will also be held Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 12 PM until service time at 2PM at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla, Missouri. Internment will be at Ozark Memorial Garden, Rolla, Missouri.