David Eugene “Weber” Westafer, 73, passed away peacefully at 11 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 2021, with his wife, the love of his life, by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.
David was born Nov. 3, 1948, in Rochester, to Eugene Dusty and Barbara Mullins Westafer. David graduated from Triton High School in 1966 and continued his education at Indiana State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. David was united in marriage in 1979 to Jeannie Edwards. David took pride in his part ownership of the Bourbon Foundry with his father, Dusty, and brother, Doug. Some of David’s favorite things were family, friends, sports and chocolate. David was a hardworking man and a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was a role model to many, especially his sons, whom he guided and loved dearly. David found much enjoyment teaching, watching, talking and playing sports with his boys. David also cherished spending time with his three grandchildren. David and Jeannie later moved to Tennessee where they built their dream home.
David is survived by his wife, Jeannie Westafer, of Tennessee; his sons: Jason (Michelle) Westafer, of Indiana; and Dusty (Anne) Westafer, of Colorado; three grandchildren: Jacob, Madailein and Liam Westafer; a sister, Susan (Terry) Bondurant, of Indiana; his in-laws: Joe (Patti) Edwards, of Tennessee; Patty Berg, of Iowa; and Peggy (Sandy) Lindsey, of Indiana; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Doug and Dennis; father- and mother-in-law: Gilmer and Navada Edwards; and his two best friends: Mike Cook and Tom Sharpe.
Family and friends may gather on Friday, July 23, for burial services at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Bourbon at 3 p.m. A celebration of life will be held immediately after at the Matchett Event Center in Bourbon, Indiana.
David will be missed dearly by his family who wishes to thank their family, friends and community for the outpouring of support during these difficult times.
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, Bourbon, is privileged to be entrusted with arrangements.