David Dean Wescott, 55, of Waverly, Iowa, died on Friday, September 21, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Dave was born on July 17, 1963, in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Harley G. and Marjorie F. (Jellings) Wescott. He was baptized at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waverly. He graduated from Waverly-Shell Rock High School in 1982 and continued his education at Iowa State and later Hawkeye Institute of Technology.
Dave enjoyed trucking and farming. He had previously worked for Schneider Milling and most recently Jensen’s Transport Inc. He had volunteered with the Bremer County Fair since the 1980’s where he served as the General Manager for four years and served on the fair board for over thirty years. He was a member of the FFA and continued to be active with the local chapter. He was a founding member of the Blue Ribbon Foundation at the Iowa State Fair where he volunteered his time for the past twenty years.
Dave is survived by his sister, Andrea (Dan) Callan of North Liberty, Iowa; his nephew, Zach Wilharm; two nieces, Kailee (Mike) Dostal and their daughter, Piper and Kelly Callan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harley and Marjorie Wescott; his maternal and paternal grandparents; his aunt Betty and two uncles, Bill Gordon and Dean Jellings.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at S. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waverly with Pastor John. M. Ellingworth officiating. Burial will be held in Harlington Cemetery, Waverly. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly and also for one hour on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family. 319-352-1187
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