John “Rusty” Irons

August 9, 1936-September 27, 2019

John “Rusty” Irons, 83, of David City, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at his home.

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Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, at Kracl Funeral Chapel in David City, with military honors following the service. Committal will take place at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the American Legion Kregger Post #125

John L. "Rusty" Irons was born Aug. 9, 1936, in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Clarence and Jennie (Lunsford) Irons. Following graduation from high school, John enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, serving for 20 years. He was honorably discharged with the rank of captain. In August of 1957, John was united in marriage to Dorothy Sabata. John was also a State Farm Insurance agent for 20 years, retiring in 1994. He also served as mayor of David City for two years. John was a member and past commander of American Legion Kregger Post #125 of David City and a member of V.F.W. post #5814.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of David City, three children, nine grandchildren and two great-grandsons.

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