Services for David Del Torto of Marietta, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Marietta’s First Baptist Church with Pastor Shane Norton officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Lakeview Cemetery under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta.
David was born May 11, 1952, in Claremore, Okla., to James and Dixie Del Torto. The Lord called him home on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the age of 63.
David was a 1970 graduate of Ponca City High School. He and the former Linda Berry were married in Bethesda, Md., on April 6, 1974. David served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1977 during which time he graduated from the Medical Laboratory Technician Advance School in Bethesda, Md. After serving his country, David attended the University of Oklahoma, graduating from the Physician Assistant Program in 1980. He worked as an emergency room physician assistant for 30 years before retiring in 2010. David was a gifted musician and played guitar and bass for various bands much of his life. He had a genuine love for people that was expressed by kindness and compassion. David was a member of Marietta’s First Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Linda of the home in Marietta; son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Tracie Del Torto of Ardmore; daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and Jason Nicholson of Lone Grove; two brothers and sister-in-law, Randy and Sally Del Torto of Newcastle, Okla., and Lindy Del Torto of El Reno, Okla.; sister, Jayme Conn of Oklahoma City; and five grandchildren, Kaden, Macy, Mikayla, Austin and Asher.
Serving as casket bearers will be Harold Greene, Cody Greene, Steve Smith, Billy Sam Smith, Steve Jones and Joey Tucker. Honorary bearers will be the many friends he made over the years that he loved dearly.
Time of visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home.
Online guest book: wattsfuneralhome.com.