US Army

David Leroy Brummett, Sr.

December 12, 1938 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 82)


David Leroy Brummett, Sr. of Williams, passed away unexpectedly on December 25, 2020. He was 82.

David entered this life on December 12, 1938 in Odon, Indiana. He was one of eleven children born to the parents of Chester and Margaret (Wadsworth) Brummett. David grew up in the hills of Odon, Indiana before joining the US Army. While serving in the Army he married Judith Sue (Nirkirk) Brummett in Odom, Indiana on April 5, 1967. Together this union of 45 years raised seven children, Nancy, David Jr. Chester Raymond, George, Brenda, Rachel, and Corey.  Sue preceded David on April 29, 2012.

He was a master carpenter and remodeled homes around Lawrence County and Daviess County. David was an excellent coon hunter and loved the woods.

David leaves those to cherish his memories, his daughters, Brenda Flynn of Bedford, and Rachel Cornett and her life partner David Redden of Milltown, a son, Corey Brummett and his wife Kristian of Williams, two brothers Chester (Cheat) Brummett of Newberry, IN and Bill Brummett and his wife Pauline of Odon, IN, two sisters, Hilda Sue Brown and her husband Jim of Washington, IN, and Linda Hamlin and her husband Robert of Bloomfield, IN, and eleven grandchildren, David Brummett III, Dustin Brummett, Derek Brummett, Nathanael Flynn, Chelsea Flynn, Nick Brummett, Johnathan Brummett, Mandy Brummett, Emma Brummett, and Randy Brummett and several great-grandchildren.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter Nancy Hedge, three sons, David Brummett, Jr., Chester Raymond Brummett, George Brummett, brother Harold Wadsworth, sisters, Almeda Byrer, Ruth Byrer, Patricia (Pat) Myers, Viola Cox, and Vivian Castillo, and a son-in-law Randy Cornett.

A Graveside Service will be held at Kilgor Byrer Cemetery on Wednesday December 30, 2020 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Dustin Staggs officiating.

Friends may call at Hague Funeral Home of Medora on Tuesday December 29, 2020 from 4:00-8:00 pm.

Memorials may be written in David’s name to Wounded Warrior Project through Hague Funeral Home.

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December 29, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hague & Zabel Funeral Homes
23 Riley Street
Medora, IN 47260

Graveside Service
December 30, 2020

1:00 PM
Kilgore Byrer Cemetery
Corner of CO Rd 900 N & N 1000 E
Odon, IN 47562

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