David Scott Bertschy
Nov. 11, 1964 - Sept. 25, 2004
David Scott Bertschy, age 39, of Lanagan, Mo. died at 5:45 a.m. Saturday, September 25, 2004, in the Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, Mo. Scott was born Nov. 11, 1964, in Gravette, Ark., to the late Rex and Dana (Sanders) Bertschy. Scott spent most of his early life in the Bentonville, Ark., area. For six years he was employed as a law clerk in Kansas City, Mo., and greatly enjoyed his position. For the last three years he made him home in Pineville, Mo. In his spare time Scott enjoyed surfing the net, playing cards with his family and friends and restoring old furniture. He was preceded in death by his parents, and maternal grandmother Nell McCurdy.
Survivors include three brothers: Shawn Price and wife Michelle, of Bentonville, Ark., Jonathan Rivett of Rogers, Ark., and Jason Rivett of Bentonville, Ark. Two stepbrothers, Patrick Rivett and wife, Tina of Enid, Okla. and David Rivett of Springdale, Ark. A stepsister, Melissa Nichols and husband, Richard of Pittsburg, Kan. Three aunts, Wilma Anglin and husband, Leonard of Jenks, Okla., Sherron Ellis and husband, Tucker of Pineville, Mo., and Brenda Cole of Bentonville, Ark.
Funeral services for David Scott Bertschy were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 28, 2004, in the Ozark funeral Home Chapel, of Anderson, Mo. with the Rev. Larry Jones and the Rev. Jim Haffecke officiating.
Kevin Whited, Jonathan Rivett, Rick Riley, David Rivett, Jason Rivett and Shawn Price served as pallbearers. Rich Overman, George Caspescha and John Thompson as honorary pallbearers.
Burial was in the Pineville Cemetery in Pineville, Mo. Memorials are being directed to the Pineville Cemetery care fund and contributions may be left at the funeral home.
Arrangements were under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home of Anderson, Mo.