Obituary-David Allen Scripter

David Allen Scripter, age 67, died at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan, on October 25, 2023. He was born to Richard and Dorothy (Bemis) Scripter on June 17, 1956, in Salina, KS. David grew up in the Longford area for half of his childhood. In the 6th grade he and his family moved to Superior, NE where he graduated high school. David later attended Kearney State College and Central Community College in Hastings, NE, earning his welding certification. He married Janis “Jill” Tyree on September 24, 1976. She survives of the home. In 1990 David and Jill moved to Clay Center.  David worked for the family business, Longford Mill Products, and then later farmed with his family.  He began working for Hutchinson-Maywrath until 2016 when he retired.  David enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and lawn care. Most of all he enjoyed attending his kids’ and grandkids’ activities.  David was a current member of the First Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Elks, Old Car Nuts, and was a volunteer firefighter in Superior, NE. He is preceded in death by his father, and brothers, Donald, and Steven Scripter. 


Wife: Jill Scripter of Clay Center, KS

Son: Daniel and wife Jasmine Scripter of White City, KS

Son: Thomas and wife Sydnie Scripter of Manhattan, KS

Mother: Dorothy Scripter of Clay Center, KS

Grandchildren MacKenzie Merreighn, Billie Merreighn III, Everly Scripter and Owen Scripter

Sister: Susan and husband Gary Miller of Davenport, NE

Sisters in law: Diane Scripter of Atlanta, NE, and Ronda Scripter of Omaha, NE

Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins

Funeral Services: 11:00 AM Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the First Presbyterian Church in Clay Center, KS 

Visitation: Wednesday, November 1, 2023, from 4-7 PM at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, Clay Center

Memorials:  Contributions can be made to CCARE or First Presbyterian Church c/o the funeral home

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