David William Cutter, 71 died Monday, February 13, 2017 at his home in Garden City. He was born July 16, 1945 in Liberal, Kansas the son of Ralph & Elizabeth (Brady) Cutter.
Dave grew up in Stevens County, where he enjoyed farming with his father. He graduated from Hugoton High School in 1963. Dave attended one year at Southwestern College before transferring to Kansas State University. He graduated From Kansas State with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics in 1968. Dave served in the United States Army Security Agency from 1968 to 1971, and was stationed in Massachusetts, Korea, and Germany. Dave worked for 35 years in the banking industry while living in Hugoton, Norton, Lyons, Dodge City, and Garden City. He retired from Golden Plains Credit Union in 2007. Dave was a member of Bible Christian Church of Garden City, the First Christian Church of Hugoton, where he served as a Deacon; the Kansas State University Alumni Association, the Finney County Catbackers, and the Hugoton Bridge Club. He enjoyed spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren, and he loved to attend all of their activities.
On July 23, 1967, he married Janice Horst in Carmi, Illinois. She survives. Other survivors include two daughters Jennifer (Walt) Beesley of Hugoton, KS and Debra (Jarrod) Moser also of Hugoton, KS; a sister Florence (Ted) Metcalf of Liberal, KS; and five grandchildren Jeffrey Cutter, Britta Beesley, Jenna Beesley, Ella Beesley, and Kennedy Benjamin. Dave is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Bible Christian Church in Garden City with Bob Bates officiating. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m.; also, on Monday at the Hugoton Cemetery in Hugoton, Kansas. The Kansas Army National Guard Honor Guard and the American Legion, District #8 Honor Guard will conduct military graveside rites. There will be no calling hours. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Bible Christian Church of Garden City, the First Christian Church Youth of Hugoton, Return Hope International, returnhope.com, or the Donor’s Choice; all in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.