David Alan Sammons, 68, of Ottumwa died at 8:42 p.m. March 17, 2023 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
He was born October 4, 1954 in Ottumwa to Henry and Mary DeHart Sammons. He married Rachelle Miller on February 23, 1974.
A 1972 graduate of Ottumwa High School, David had worked for Parker Tree Service, John Deere Ottumwa Works and Ottumwa Ford.
He enjoyed collecting guns, hunting and participating in demolition derbies.
Surviving is his wife, Rachelle; two sons, Chris Sammons and Clint (Rita) Sammons, both of Ottumwa; two step grandchildren, Hannah and Carter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Peggy Dodson.
His body has been cremated.
Visitation will be Friday, March 24th, at Reece Funeral Home with the family present to greet friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society.