David Duffield, Sr.

Funeral services for David Duffield, Sr. were held on August 27, 2018 at Hoch Funeral Home in Ainsworth, NE with Pastor Georg Williams officiating.

Pallbearers were Kerry Fowler, Jay Wagoner, Ray Doggett, Don Stukel, Ed Dickau, and Bill Frew. Honorary bearers were all of Dave’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Payton and Matt Partida, Katie and Lance Vakoc, Dillon Duffield, Grady Bellingtier, and Maimus and Atticus Partida.

Burial was in the Grandview Cemetery with military honors conferred by the Long Pine American Legion Post #260.

David Lavern “Dave” Duffield Sr. was born in Ainsworth, NE, on May 24, 1951 to Harold and Ellen (McNamee) Duffield, and passed away on August 21, 2018 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Clarkson in Omaha, NE.

Dave grew up near Long Pine, NE, on the family farm. He attended school in Ainsworth, NE. He was united in marriage to Jane Moore on September 11, 1970 at Ainsworth, NE. In February of 1971, Dave was drafted into the United States Army, and was stationed in Edgewood, MD. Dave and Jane had two children, David Jr. and Connie.

Dave worked many jobs including operating heavy equipment, well drilling, and truck driving, before starting his own business, Duffield Hay Hauling.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Gene and Larry, and sister, Shirley; sister-in-law, Charlotte Williams; in-laws, Barbara and Hugh Moore; as well as nephews, Patrick, Bucky and Rocky.

He is survived by his wife, Jane of 48 years; son, David Duffield, Jr. and wife Lisa of Hickman, NE; daughter, Connie Bellingtier and husband Greg of Elgin, NE; grandchildren: Payton (Matt) Partida, Katie (Lance) Vakoc, Dillon Duffield and Grady Bellingtier; two great-grandsons; his brother, Harold (Lillie) Duffield Jr. of Grapeland, TX; sister, Dorothy (Sam) Cochran of Sublime, TX; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jean Duffield of Elko, NV, Zellite Duffield of Kansas City, KS, Dennis and Sherry Moore of Douglas, KS, Don and Colleen Moore of Madison, WI and Lowell and Cathy Moore of Denver, CO.

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