David Willis Greeley, age 54, of Hutchinson, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
David was born July 26, 1966, in Litchfield. He was the son of Willis and Sharon (Anderson) Greeley. David was baptized as an infant at Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth at Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson.
He received his education in Hutchinson and was a graduate of the Hutchinson High School class of 1985.
David entered active military service in the United States Army June 17, 1984, in Hutchinson. He received an honorable discharge Aug. 29, 1984, at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and achieved the rank of Private (E-1).
David was a long-term resident of Hutchinson and was a member of Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson. He was a truck driver for K-Way Express, Inc. in Winsted, for 30 years and absolutely loved being on the road.
David was a devoted father and grandfather, and adored his granddaughter, Alice. He had a heart of gold and would have done anything for his family and friends. He was a fighter and loved to talk on the phone.
David is survived by his children, Andrew Greeley and wife, Amie, of Hutchinson; Amanda Robinson and husband, Myk, of Hutchinson; granddaughter, Alice Greeley; parents, Willis and Sharon Greeley of Hutchinson; siblings, Ron Greeley and wife, Marilyn, of Winsted; Bob Greeley and wife, Shelly, of Silver Lake; and Stacy Radunz of Hutchinson; great aunt, Jeanette Greeley of Hutchinson; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
David was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Babe Robinson-Greeley; grandparents, Grandma and Grandpa Anderson; and Grandma and Grandpa Greeley.
Memorial services took place Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. at Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson, with interment in the Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Pastor Sara Hein officiated, and Andrew Greeley gave the eulogy.
Urn bearers were Andrew and Amie Greeley, and Amanda and Myk Robinson.
Arrangements were by the Dobratz-Hantge Chapels in Hutchinson, www.hantge.com.