David L. Requarth, 78 of Edinburg, passed away at 2:17 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
He was born on July 5, 1942 in Buckhart Township, the son of Lawrence C. and Iva Rhea (Grant) Requarth. He married Margaret Tumiati on December 29, 1972 in Edinburg.
David served in the Illinois Air National Guard. He worked for Boyd-Rodden Implement Company and retired from the Peabody Coal Company. David was a member of the Edinburg Trinity Lutheran Church and also attended Taylorville Trinity Lutheran Church. He loved working in his vegetable garden and taking trips to Arthur.
He is survived by his wife: Margaret Requarth of Edinburg; siblings: Emma Thomas of Edinburg, Charles Requarth (Donna) of Edinburg, and Margaret Moody (Greg) of Cadiz, Kentucky; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved companion Mr. Abe.
He was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.
Mr. Requarth is going to be cremated, and no services will be held at this time.
McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of David, or condolences to his family, may be shared online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.