---- — OTTUMWA — David Eugene Kirkhart, 65, of 1200 Lincoln, died on December 17, 2013, at his home.
The son of Richard Eugene and Leila Cording Kirkhart, he was born November 5, 1948, in Ottumwa, Iowa.
He was a private contractor and a tattoo artist, having owned and operated the Tender Touch Tattoo Parlor.
Surviving are his daughter, Lisa Bachman; two sons, Shawn Kirkhart and Todd Creech, all of Ottumwa; two grandsons; one granddaughter; his mother, Leila Kirkhart of Ottumwa; and a sister, Beth (Raymond) Selser of Ottumwa.
He was preceded in death by his father.
His body has been cremated.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Rev. Ron Barnett officiating.
A memorial has been established to the family.