On the morning of May 17th, 2020, David Wiegers, 72, of Holiday Island went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He passed at home after a brief illness surrounded by family and loved ones. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
David was born December 23rd, 1947 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was raised in North Kansas City. He graduated from De La Salle High School in 1965. He served in the army as a staff sergeant and was a Vietnam veteran. David and his wife retired to Holiday Island in 2009 and he considered it his "slice of heaven on Earth." David volunteered at the Flint Street Fellowship Food Pantry in Eureka Springs. He was very loved by everyone he worked with and will be sorely missed. Anytime a friend or neighbor needed help, he was always available. He was known in the neighborhood as a man who seldom missed a morning and afternoon walk. He and his wife attended Grace Lutheran Church, which they called their "church family. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Phyllis, three sons, and one daughter: Mark Wiegers and wife, Kristy; Shawn Wiegers and wife, Kim; Bryant Wiegers and wife, Isabella "Izzy"; daughter Emily Wiegers-Michon, and husband Ryan; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Vera Harris, sister-in-law Kathie Wiegers, brother-in-law Steven Harris and wife Jerry, sister-in-law Linda Harris, brother Joel & wife Diane, five nieces and two nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Wiegers, brother William "Marty" Wiegers, and father-in-law Claud Harris.
David was loved and respected by many and will be very missed. The family sends blessings and thanks to Arkansas Hospice. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.