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Walter David Kittle

March 15, 1937 ~ October 5, 2021 (age 84)


Walter David Kittle, 84, of  Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 11:22 PM, Tuesday, October 5th, at The Waters of Dillsboro, Dillsboro, IN. David was born in Ohio County, IN on March 15, 1937, a son of the late Mildred (Hizer) and Walter Kittle. He attended school in Rising Sun. On July 3, 1962 he was married to Evelyn Marie Cochran. They were married for over 59 years until his passing. David proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1959 - 1962. Following his military service, he worked farming for Paul Barbour from 1963-1965, followed by Stedman's Foundry for 18 years, and lastly, Aurora Casket as a press operator for 17 years. He was a member of the Ohio Valley CB Club and used "Bumblebee" as his handle.  David enjoyed woodworking, geocaching, traveling, yard sales, and flea markets, and was a collector of many things. He also greatly enjoyed fishing and spending time on the river with his dad.

David is survived by his wife, Evelyn Kittle of Rising Sun, IN; son Raymond Kittle (April) of Rising Sun, IN; daughters Susan Ashcraft of Rising Sun, IN, Diana Scudder (Dale) of Rising Sun, IN, and Jolie Kittle of Rising Sun, IN; grandchildren Joshua Ashcraft, Michael Ashcraft, Alicia Ashcraft (Kyle), Kayleigh Siekman (Jason), Hannah Scudder (Nick), Zachary Scudder, Megan De Luna (José), Coltin Zielke, Justin Bennett, Nathan Kittle, Michelle Chase, and Grace Bright; great grandchildren Trevor Ferrari, Oakley Otter, Thomas Etzel Jr., Carter Bennett, Carson Zielke, Isabel Siekman, Lilyan Bright, Alexander Bright, Aylah Chase, Brylea Chase, Isaac Ashcraft and Sydni Greene; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by mother-in-law Edith Cochran and father-in-law Wilbur Cochran; brothers James "Jimmy" Kittle and Raymond "Buddy" Kittle; and sisters Helen Bennett, Betty Gridley, Jean Lane, and Mary Kittle.

A public visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday, October 10th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN. Funeral 1 PM on Monday, October 11th at Markland Funeral Home with burial to follow at Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio County Rescue Unit. 

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October 10, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040

Funeral Service
October 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040


Ohio County Rescue Unit
121 South High Street, Rising Sun IN 47040
Tel: 1-812-438-3100

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