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David Charles Flippin: Born October 13, 1953 and then raised in Kansas City, Missouri. David had a lifelong passion for the open road which he parlayed into a carrier in long haul truck driving; retiring from Martin-Rider Trucking in 2015. Recently, he began living with his son, Danny Flippin, in Columbia Missouri. David, sadly, passed away quietly on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 4:45 pm after a brave and valiant battle with cancer.
Preceding him in death are his mother, Mary Layton, his step-father, Milton Layton, brother Daniel Layton and his loving son, Phillip Flippin. David is survived his son, Brian Daniel (Danny) Flippin, daughter in law, Melissa Moffit-Flippin and their four children – Brianne, Xavier, Emma and Solomon. Son, Robert Allen Flippin and his children Justina, Aryssa and Anakin and Davids’ ex-wife and friend Suzanne Flippin and his daughters – Shana Flippin-Lopez, Kylie Flippin, Billie Joel Flippin-Namanna and their children. David is also survived by his sisters Kathy Flippin and Roni Layton and their children, Mary Andrie and her daughter Becky Bogert.
David was loved and admired by many lifelong friends.