David E. Cypher, servant of God and helper of His children, went to his Heavenly home Monday, April 7, 2014. He was born to Ramon B. Cypher and E. Lucille Perrill Cypher April 10, 1937 in Hayes, KS. He has one sister, Diane Cypher LaRose in KS. He was married to Mary Jo Kendall Cypher August 17, 1959, in Willow Springs, MO. They have five children: Steven and Carla Cypher in CA; Michael and Lori Cypher in TX; Brian and Jenny Cypher in TX; Jennifer Cypher in TX; and Renee Cypher Spitz and Michael Spitz in CA. David loved 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild and enjoyed their company.
David was a Bible teacher and praise leader from his high school days until recently. He became an ordained minister in 1983. Even when he was not pastoring a church, he was teaching and helping people.
His formal education included high school in St. James, MO, class of 1955; one year at Rolla School of Mines (where he had an architectural drawing class he used all his life); a term at Springfield's Southwest Missouri State; 9 months of intensive Chinese language at Yale University for the USAF; some night college courses from Anderson Bible College, Indiana; a short-termed electronics course from Kansas City, graduated from the first software class from BHP steel company, Newcastle, Australia; 9 months in a Bible training school in Australia.
He liked farming concord grapes in MO & WA. He enjoyed fixing and building. He has built houses. He built a pioneer church building in Wyoming. The work of his hands has blessed many family and friends.
Besides all of the above he loved his home groups, friends, and churches. He was a prolific fiction reader. He liked camping, hiking, driving, barbequing, making and eating homemade ice cream. In all things he believed in walking in the Spirit with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He is and will be greatly missed.
Memorial services will be held 2pm, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Hill Country Fellowship in Burnet.
Arrangements under the direction of Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls.