David Scott Leister

August 15, 1967 ‒ January 31, 2007

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: David Scott “Scotty” Leister, 39, of Scholl Road, Mansfield, died Wednesday, January 31, 2007 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following a short illness.

He was born August 15, 1967 in Mount Vernon to David and Shirley (Racer) Leister and attended Newhope School.

Scotty had worked in the Richland Newhope workshop, but loved to be outdoors, and loved the adventure and laughs of thrill rides like roller coasters. He adored music and sure did like to eat ~ fast food of course, but strawberries were his favorite, with ice cream a close second.

He is survived by his mother Shirley Hager of Bessemer City, NC; his father David Leister; a sister Tammy Beeman of Mt. Vernon; a sister and brother-in-law Tracy and Jason Sweezy of Cherryville, NC; maternal grandparents Marjorie and Vernon Racer of Paden City, WV; and nephews Andrew Vermillion of Mt. Vernon and Jonathan Sweezy and Jacob Sweezy of Cherryville, NC..

A memorial service will be held Monday, February 5, 2007 at 11 am at Raintree, 721 Scholl Road, Mansfield, with the Rev. Richard Nevard officiating. The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is serving the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Raintree.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com