Casper, Wyoming / February, 2, 2018
David John DuMont died at age 97, on Friday, February, 2, 2018, in Casper, Wyoming. A Visitation was held on Thursday, February 8, at the Newcomer Casper Chapel, 710 E. 2nd Street in Casper from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held on Thursday, February 15, at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Park Community Church, 5725 Highland Drive, in Casper.
He is survived by his wife of ten years, Bonnie Alexander DuMont. Surviving children are: son, Daniel James DuMont; two daughters, Gloria Ann Boe and Brenda Diane Spielman; and numerous grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jeanette Atkinson DuMont and William Dean DuMont and his wife, Dorothy Jean Bassart DuMont.
He was a member of Golden K Kiwanis, Meals on Wheels and the Casper Photography Club.
David served in the Army Air Force which then became the U.S. Air Force in World War II as a flight officer aboard B-17’s and B-29’s.
After WWII, he took his pilot’s training and became a corporate pilot as well as an airplane mechanic. He flew for Casper Air Service for several years. After retiring as a pilot, he owned the Standard Station in Paradise Valley.
He and Dorothy organized the volunteer fire department in Paradise Valley where he was elected the Fire Chief. He also volunteered and served the Boy Scouts of America for many years.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in David’s memory be made to Casper Senior Services, 1831 E. 4th Street, Casper, WY, 82601.
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