David Bruce Egley

February 3, 1948 ~ February 1, 2021 (age 72)


David Bruce Egley, age 72, of Centerville, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 at his home.

David was born on February 3, 1948 in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Alice Ruth (Nye) Egley.  He was united in marriage to Helen Jeanette Groves on September 1, 1967.  To this union, two children were born, Wendy and Travis.

Left to honor David’s memory are his daughter, Wendy Reeder (Paul Silver) of Altoona, Iowa; his son, Travis Egley of Centerville; his granddaughter, Heather Hysell of Des Moines; his grandsons: Eric Campbell, Aiden Egley and Travis Egley, all of Centerville; great granddaughters, Taylor Dawn Hysell, Gracie Mae Hysell, Jaimie Sue Hysell and Charley Rae Hysell, all of Des Moines; great grandson, Noah Campbell of Centerville; and many nieces and nephews.

David was preceded in death by his mom, Alice; and his wife of 52 years, Helen Egley.

Cremation has been accorded.    A Memorial service will be announced at a later date.  Lange Funeral Home and Crematory of Centerville has been entrusted with caring for the Egley family.  Memorials may be to Lange Funeral Home, C/O Egley family, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at  

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