David McKibben, 55, of Artesian, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at his residence.
A memorial gathering will be held at the Artesian Community Center from 4-7:00 PM Saturday, June 2, 2018. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
David Ray McKibben was born July 21, 1962 in Portland, OR to Joe and Anna Bell (Labor) McKibben. David enjoyed the outdoors and camping. He loved his family and playing with his grandchildren. Dave was a simple man who was everyone’s friend. He could always make you laugh. He was a great father and loved his three daughters with all of his heart. He would do anything for anyone and would literally give you the shirt off his back. Everyone who knew Dave knew Dave was Dave, but he had a heart of gold.
Dave is survived by his three daughters, Angel Holbrook, Artesian, Alisha McKibben, Sioux Falls, and Anna McKibben, Madison, SD; four grandchildren; his siblings, Paula McKibben, North Pole, AK, Patty Reynolds, Seneca, MO, June McKibben, Joplin, MO, Alice McKibben, Mitchell, SD, and Dolly Dickens, Parson, KS; and his ex-wife Cynthia McKibben, Madison,SD.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roy McKibben.