David Shoush, of Kirksville, Missouri, died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at his home at 52 years of age.
The son of Marion Glasgow "Buddy" and Margie Nell Schwada Shoush, he was born August 22, 1954 in Macon, Missouri. On September 18, 1982 in Kirksville, Missouri, David was united in marriage to Patricia Lynn March.
David is survived by his wife Pat; two sons, Matthew David Shoush of Branson, Missouri and Michael Patrick Shoush of the home; his mother, Margie N. Shoush of Kansas City, Missouri, formerly of Macon; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Diane and Bob Long of Kansas City, and Donna and Shawn Hartung of Lee's Summit; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bill and Almeda March of Greentop, and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Louise and David Reed of Kirksville, as well as a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Raised in Macon, Missouri, David was a graduate of the Macon High School Class of 1972. He attended Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, graduating with a degree in Industrial Art in 1976. While living in Macon, David worked for Donet Main for his construction business. After graduating from college he went to work at Northeast Missouri Regional Planning where he was employed thirty years, becoming executive director in 1997.
David was very active in the Kirksville Baseball/Softball Association for a number of years, serving as President and as commissioner of different leagues. This spring, David was inducted into the KBSA Hall of Fame.
His father preceded him in death on November 19, 1999.
Reverend Jim Robinson officiated for funeral services Friday, August 3, 2007, at First United Methodist Church in Kirksville. Music selections were provided by Dianthe Cable.
Interment followed at Willmathsville Cemetery in Willmathsville under the direction of Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville. A Masonic service was held by the Greentop Masonic Lodge 635.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the David Shoush Memorial Fund that will be used for furthering his son's education. Memorials may be left with the First United Methodist Church, 300 E. Washington, Kirksville, Missouri, or with Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.