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David T. Portell, age 63, of DeSoto, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at his home. David was born on March 19, 1951 in Bonne Terre, MO to the late Thomas J. and Florence J. (Nee Cole) Portell. He was a self-employed OTR Truck Driver, and a member of the NRA. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and bowling and was an avid STL Blues, Cardinals and Rams Fan.
David is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Sherry (Nee Lovell) Portell of DeSoto, son, David T. Portell, Jr. of Imperial, daughters, Rachel R. Portell of DeSoto and Melony J Haefner of Pevely, brothers, Charles (Marilyn) Portell of Cadet, Andrew (Nancy) Portell of Cadet and Timothy (Lynette) Portell of Park Hills, sister, Claudia Heifner of Potosi, and grandchildren, Jayden, Allie, Trevor, Tylor, and Gianna.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Christopher Michael Portell.