David L. Sleighter, age 55, of Columbia City, Ind., and formerly of Pierceton, Ind., passed away at 5:28 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2012 at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
Born Dec. 18, 1956, in Columbia City he was the son of David C. and Mary M. (Busz) Sleighter.
David grew up in Pierceton and lived the past 16 years in Columbia City. He graduated from Whitko High School with the class of 1976. He was a crew leader for CTB in Milford for 19 years and was a former volunteer fireman in Pierceton.
Survivors include his daughters: Laura Sleighter, Columbia City; and Donna Sleighter, Elkhart, Ind.; sisters: Beverly (Doug) Metz, Leesburg, Ind.; Diana (Robert) Richtie, Kimmell, Ind.; and a half-sister: Karen (Charles) Levitz, Columbia City; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents: David C. and Mary M. Sleighter; and a daughter: Janel Sleighter.
A memorial is being held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at the Pierceton Community Building.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the David Sleighter account at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City, IN 46725, to help pay for cremation and funeral expenses.
Arrangements were entrusted to DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, Columbia City.