David Joseph Nupp, 65, of Ottumwa, died at 5:20 p.m. November 9, 2020 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.
He was born August 29, 1955 in Ottumwa to Floyd Joseph and Audrey Yvonne Springer Nupp. David married Michelle Reed on June 5, 1991.
David enjoyed hunting mushrooms and arrowheads, bass fishing, gardening and especially being with his grandchildren.
Surviving is his wife, Michelle; his sons, Anthony Nupp and Ryan Nupp both of Ottumwa; step-children, Justin Richards and Joshua Richards both of Des Moines, Joshua Barnhill of Ottumwa and Jeanine Reed of Ottumwa; 9 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; his siblings, Paul Edward (Laura) Springer of Ottawa, KS, Billy (Kandy) Johns, Roni (David) Gould, Carrie (Russ) Jones all of Ottumwa and Debbie Belknap of Burlington; a sister-in-law, Ellen Nupp.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Tracy Nupp; a grandson; two brothers, Jerry Nupp and Jimmy Kliegle; his step-father who helped raise him, Wilbur Johns.
His body has been cremated. Private memorial services will be held at Reece Funeral Home with Chaplain Gary Brooks officiating.
For those not able to be inside the funeral home for the service, you may watch live at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 14th on the Reece Funeral Home Facebook page. Those viewing the live stream are encouraged to leave messages and share stories during the service to be shared.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.