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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Obituary - David Charles Kosfeld

David Charles Kosfeld of Greenwood was born, January 21, 1954, in Kansas City, the son of Emory J. and Alice E. (Davidson) Kosfeld. He departed this life, Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at the Research Medical Center, at the age of 66 years, 11 months, and 30 days.

David was a 1972 Pleasant Hill High School graduate where he was a four year member of the Future Farmers of America, serving as President his senior year, and was a two year member of the National Honor Society.

On March 5, 1983, he was united in marriage to Margaret A. (Harp) Smith at the Greenwood Christian Church.

David was employed as a Laborer and was a proud member of the Heavy Construction Laborers Union Local #663. He had worked construction for W.A. Ellis Construction, as Head of Maintenance for Hunt Midwest Enterprises, and was the City Inspector for the city of Pleasant Hill. He enjoyed working on old cars and trucks, fishing, and gardening, especially pumpkins.

David was preceded in death by his parents and one great-grandson Bentleigh Meakins.

He is survived by his wife Margaret of the home; two children, Abigail Ashmore of Pleasant Hill, and Beau Dustin Smith of Andalusia, Alabama; four grandchildren Julianne Smith, Shawn Ashmore, Maegan Ashmore, and Chloe Smith, all of Pleasant Hill; one great grandchild, Shaleigh; two brothers, Larry A. (and Diane) Kosfeld of Greenwood and James, W. (and Sarah) Kosfeld of Pleasant Hill; one sister, Malinda J. (and Bill) Remshak of Harrisonville; other relatives and friends.

Per David’s wishes cremation has been accorded. No services are scheduled at this time. Inurnment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Crossroads Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

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