David A. Weber, 62, rural Oakley, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Logan County Hospital.

He was born Dec. 13, 1955, in Oakley to Celestine and Katherine (Brungardt) Weber. He was a 1974 graduate of Grinnell High School and attended Goodland Vo-Tech for two years to master his carpentry skills.

He married Cheri Jacobs, on June 12, 1982, in Leoville. He enjoyed working with his hands and making improvements to his own farm equipment. Together they moved to Wichita, where she continued her education and he worked for Hereford Cattle Operations in Haven. They later moved to Great Bend, where he worked in the maintenance department at Black Angus Restaurant and Hotel and helped on the family farm. In 1990, they returned to the family farm south of Oakley. He began his own farming operation in 1992.

He was a devoted family man and passionate about serving St. Joseph Church, school, community, surrounding area and others in need. He had a loving generosity as he always took the time to visit or call. In addition, he was known for his sense of humor and friendly smile.

He served on the board for the Gove County FSA Committee and St. Joseph School Council. He was a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus and previously served as Grand Knight and Deputy Grand Knight, and remained an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Parish, including the school, up to his death.

Survivors include his wife, Oakley; three daughters, Erica Hayden and husband, Luke, Hutchinson, Stephanie Storie and husband, Scott, Aurora, Colo., and Joni Weber, Oakley; his mother, rural Oakley; five brothers, William and wife, Barbara, John and wife, Nancy, Jacob and wife, Michele, Edwin and wife, Karen, and Leonard and wife, Donna; and two sisters, Margie Dohm and husband, Gary, and Mary Ann Rietcheck and husband, Phillip; three grandchildren, Makayla Hayden and Alec and Emily Storie; 27 nieces and nephews; and countless friends.

He was preceded in death by his father; a son, Matthew David Weber; a sister-in-law, Rose Weber; and a nephew, Joseph Weber.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oakley; burial in the church cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church or school or the Joey Weber Endowment Fund at DSNWK in care of Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.baalmannmortuary.com.