EUREKA — David Ray Zumwalt, of Eureka, formerly of Bismarck, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Mary Mount Manor in Eureka at the age of 60 years. He was born January 31, 1953, in East St. Louis, IL, son of the late Percy Ray Zumwalt and Shirley (Aldrich) Parish. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step-father Walt Parish, Sr. and a brother Jim Parish.

David was a self taught guitarist, enjoyed listening to and playing music, and loved spending time with his family and friends.

He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him including four brothers Norman Zumwalt of Farmington, Richard (and Lillian) Zumwalt of Washington, Dan (and Kathy) Parish of Farmington, and Walt (and Darla) Parish, Jr. of Park Hills, good friend and long-time companion Ladena Moore of Ironton, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2013, at the Cozean Memorial Chapel. Private graveside services will be held at a later date at the Bismarck I.O.O.F. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association. Share your memories and leave condolences online at

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