David Allen Reust died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, in Wilson, Wyo. He was 33.
Mr. Reust was born Aug. 5, 1969, in Salem, Ore.
He died in a tow-truck accident in Wyoming, where he had recently moved. He was a tow-truck driver.
Mr. Reust was formerly from the Kenai Peninsula. He worked in Alaska for many years as a pipe fitter and welder on the trans-Alaska oil pipeline in Prudhoe Bay. He also worked on offshore oil rigs and in town.
Mr. Reust was an Army veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time in the outdoors with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Stephanie of Washougal, Wash.; son, David Jr.; daughter, Evelyn Marie; mother, Linda Burke of Washougal; father, Dan Reust, formerly of Kenai; sister, Christina Joudrey of Washougal; brother, Dan Jr. of LaPine, Ore.; grandparents, Vivian and Robert Reust and Marvin and Dorothy Reese, all of Salem, Ore.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, P.O. Box 8249, Missoula, MT 59807.
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