David E. Cline
David E. Cline, 78, Sistersville, WV, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Born in Barberton, OH, on November 4, 1940, he was a son of the late Forrest and Garnet Hawkins Cline. He was a graduate of Woodsfield High School and a U.S. Army Vietnam Era veteran where he was an MP. He retired after over 30 years from GE Plastics in Parkersburg. Dave was a member of the VFW in Sistersville, WV, American Legion in Marietta, OH for over 30 years, B.P.O.E #333 in Sistersville, WV and the Moose Lodge #931 in New Martinsville, WV. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, and was a supporter of Frontier youth programs where he coached softball, volunteered, and ran the chains for football games. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, bingo, and playing cards.
Dave is survived by his wife of 13 years Elsie Rustemeyer Cline; two daughters, Christal Cline, and Amy (Don) Williams; three step-children, Gregory and Clay Rustemeyer, and Patricia Gist; two grandsons, Wyatt and Ethan Williams; 11 step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one sister, Cheryl (Gary) Truax; one brother, Paul Cline; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Patricia Wilson Cline, one sister, Shelba Jean Watson, one step-son, David Rustemeyer, and one step-daughter, Pam Maki.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019 at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys with Pastor Rick Carpenter. Burial will follow in Matamoras Cemetery, New Matamoras, OH with Military Rites at the grave. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.