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David Leslie DeMott

David Leslie DeMott, 63, of Coffeyville passed away Monday, January 25, 2021 at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.


He was born on June 8, 1957 in Sacramento, California to Leslie Wayne and Patricia Rae (Kimbrel) DeMott. When he was young his family moved to Wichita, Kansas where he completed his education.


David was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. Following his honorable discharge he returned to Wichita, where he lived until moving to Coffeyville in 1997.


On January 31, 1999 he married Diana McCraken in Las Vegas, Nevada. Following their marriage they made their home in Coffeyville. David was employed as a machine operator at Spears Mfg. Co. in Caney.


David attended the Southern Baptist Church when he was growing up and was a member of V.F.W. Post #1022 in Coffeyville. He loved to bowl and was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan, but must of all loved spending time with his family.


Survivors include his wife, Diana DeMott of the home; one daughter, Leslie Ann Hartley and husband, Jordan of Coffeyville; his mother, Patricia Smith of Coffeyville; two sisters, Pam Sanford and husband, P.K. of Coffeyville, and Barbara Murphy and husband, Tony of Stockton, Missouri; step-mother, Nancy DeMott of Wichita; step-sister, Eileen Beal and husband, Brian of Grove, Oklahoma, step-brother, David Daughtery and wife, Melissa of Wichita; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.


He was preceded in death by his father, Leslie Wayne DeMott; his step-father, Dean Smith; and step-son, Scott Hawley.

Following David’s wishes cremation has taken place and no service is scheduled at this time.

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David W. Barnes Funeral Home of Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements.

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