David graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1963. He worked at Sandy’s (a former fast-food restaurant that was located on North Main in Hutchinson), as an assistant manager. David retired from Eaton (formerly Cessna), as the quality control manager for the scrap portions, after 42 years of service. He enjoyed the outdoors, and after retiring he enjoyed traveling with his wife, Linda. David was a life-long member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hutchinson.
On October 3, 1965, he married Linda Phelps at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hutchinson.
David is survived by: his wife of almost 54 years, Linda of Hutchinson; children, Dawn McKeown (Michael) of Bossier City, Louisiana, Kevin McQuilliam (Dorethea) of Manhattan; grandchildren, James McKeown (Krystyna), Dannielle Nutt (James), Ethan McQuilliam; four great-grandchildren, (with the fifth one due in January); siblings, Nancy Talbott (Bill), Bob McQuilliam (Sue), Judy Anderson (Phil), Suzanne Oglesby; sister-in-law, Kathy Trapp (Bruce); and numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; brother, Lloyd McQuilliam; and brothers-in-law, Jim Costigan and Jim Oglesby.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2019, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 407 E. 12th, Hutchinson, with Pastors Quentin Nuttmann and Henry Blickhahn officiating. Burial will follow in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson. Friends may call from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Elliott Mortuary. The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.