David Wilhelm

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

David Wilhelm, 44, of Savoy, Texas, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

He was born Sept. 10, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Emanuel and Shirley Sievers Wilhelm.

Wilhelm was a 1978 graduate of Bonham High School in Bonham, Texas. He was a heavy equipment operator in track maintenance with Union Pacific Railroad 25 years.

Survivors include a son, Willie Wilhelm of Bonham; two daughters, Jessica Wilhelm of Denison, Texas, Crystal Wilhelm of Savoy; his mother of Savoy; four sisters, Marilyn Moore of Jackson, Wanda Johnson of Bonita Springs, Fla., Margaret McNew of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Ellen Wann of St. Louis.

A private graveside service was held Monday at St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery at Fruitland, with the Rev. David Schaffner officiating.

McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson was in charge of arrangements.