David A. Leist Sr., 6,5 of Oakland City, IN, passed away on Thursday October 20, 2005 at 7:55 A.M. at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.

He was born on October 26, 1939 in Amanda, Ohio to Donald Sr. and Pauline (Winn) Leist.

He served in the US Army during Vietnam and retired from A.B Steel in Petersburg. IN.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years ther former Carol Sue Chesser; a son, David A. Leist Jr. of Evansville, IN; grandson, Jordan A. Leist; two sisters, Marilyn Chockard of Ashville, Ohio and Arlene Minshall of Newark, Delaware; two brothers, Donald Leist Jr. of Washington Crossing PA and Gerald P. Leist of Ashville, Ohio.

Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.