by Tammie Hensley | January 29, 2021 11:01 am
David Charles Meile, age 50, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. He was born October 29, 1970, in Ulysses, Kansas, the son of Marvin and Pamela (Metcalf) Meile.
David grew up in Ulysses and graduated from Ulysses High School in 1989. He continued his education at Ft. Hays State University where he earned a degree in Industrial Technology, and was a member of SigEp Fraternity. After college, he came back to Ulysses and became the General Manager at Marvin’s Farm Equipment and Repair. David married Shan Britton on June 13, 1998, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church where he served on the Board of Trustees; and was a lifetime member of the NRA. David enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going to the gun range. He loved going to the lake, boating and jet skiing, watching K-State football and tailgating. And most importantly, David loved spending time with his girls, the lights of his life!
David is survived by his wife, Shan of the home; daughters, Reile Meile and Britton Meile both of the home; parents, Marvin and Pamela Meile of Ulysses; brothers, Nathan Meile and wife Megan of Wamego, Kansas, and Chris Meile of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; mother-in-law, Susan Britton; brother-in-law, Josh Britton and wife Sarah of Ulysses; sisters-in-law, Cara Britton of Ulysses, and Jenna Britton of Wichita; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and many other family and friends.
David is preceded in death by his grandparents; C.J. Metcalf, Eunice Metcalf Smith, and Carrie Meile; and father-in-law, Roger Britton.
Funeral service will be Saturday, January 30, 2021, at 2:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses, Kansas, with Reverend Todd Guinn officiating. Interment will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery. The funeral service will also be live streamed on Garnand Funeral Home Facebook page. Visitation will be Friday, January 29, 2021, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to David Meile Memorial Scholarship Fund or United Methodist Church Youth both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, Kansas 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.