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David Lee Puckett, 79 – Passed July 18, 2020

  David Lee Puckett, 79, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on July 18, 2020 at Kabul Nursing Home in Cabool.

He was born on December 6, 1940 in Cabool, the son of Phillip Lee and Gladys Elaine (Potter) Puckett.

David attended Cabool Schools and graduated with the Class of 1958. After graduation he attended Missouri University until being called to proudly serve his country in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965.

After being discharged from the Army, David went to work for Chrysler Motor Corporation in Fenton, Missouri, where he worked for 27 years until his retirement. He then returned to his hometown of Cabool where he enjoyed the remainder of his life living in the Puckett family home.

David is survived by his two younger brothers, George Puckett of Wichita, Kansas, and Mike Puckett of Cabool; a niece, Michelle Christ of Overland Park, Kansas; and a nephew, Sean Puckett of Wichita, Kansas. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the family will have a private interment with Rev. Terry Brown officiating. Interment will be in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to Cabool Cemetery c/o the funeral home.