David Len Delashmit

November 6, 1949 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

David Delashmit Obituary

David Len Delashmit passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL. He was 73 years old.


David “Dave” was born on November 6, 1949 to Harold Arthur Delashmit and Neva Ida (Austin) Delashmit in Collinsville, IL. He graduated from Collinsville High School in 1968. Dave was a Vietnam War veteran who served in the United States Army and was employed as a truck driver for much of his life following his service.


Dave was a resident of Mount Olive, Illinois and remained an ardent patriot until his death. Dave was a staunch supporter of the military, first responders, and the country he loved.


He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Delashmit of Springfield, Missouri, daughter, and many friends. Worthy of special mention are Eddie and Deborah Viehweg, of Mount Olive, Illinois.


He was preceded in death by his parents. Dave was a supporter of the Tunnels to Tower’s, which supports the families of fallen first responders and military Gold Star families. In lieu of flowers, please direct donations to the Tunnels to Towers Foundation ( or (718) 987-1931. Donations should be made in the name of “David Delashmit”.


There will be a visitation and a memorial service at Becker and Son Funeral Home on Friday, November 3, 2023. The visitation will start at 9 a.m. and conclude 10 a.m., when the service officiated by Pastor James Ritter will begin. A graveside service will take place at 1 p.m. at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, IL.


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November 3, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Memorial Service
November 3, 2023

10:00 AM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Graveside Service
November 3, 2023

1:00 PM
Lake View Memorial Gardens
5000 N. Illinois Street
Fairview Heights, IL 62208


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