David Kent Logsdon, 78, of Newton, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at VA Central Iowa Healthcare Systems. Committal of David’s ashes along with full military honors will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Iowa Veteran’s Cemetery in Van Meter. The family will greet friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Newton. Memorials to David’s family may be left to the funeral home (checks made payable to Jennifer Bisom).
David, the son of Harry and Ella (Stahl) Logsdon, was born April 5, 1941, in Newton. He was a lifelong resident of Newton. David served in the U.S. Army from 1959-1962, then in the Army National Guard from 1962-1966 and then reenlisted from 1980-2001. David also worked in the factory at the Maytag Company for 30 years. He was a member of the UAW Local 997. David enjoyed working on computers and loved to watch tennis and baseball.
David is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Jeff) Bisom of Colfax; and his grandchildren, Nyckolle Bisom of Newton, Hunter Bisom of Newton, Mya Bisom of Colfax and Delaney Bisom of Colfax. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Janice Ross; and twin siblings who died at birth.