David Dee Mooney (Dave) was born in The Dalles, Oregon on May 6, 1954 to Neol and Renita Mooney (currently Caron). David had 4 younger brothers Joel Mooney, John Mooney, James Hines and Daniel Hines. David resided primarily in Hood River. He died November 27, 2022 at his home in Hood River, Oregon.
He graduated from Wy'east High School in 1972. After high school, David joined the Navy; he was honorably discharged in 1973. David went on to work at several places, including Wind River Nursery and Mt. Hood Meadows. He became an employee of Diamond Fruit Growers in the fall of 1980 and stayed with the company until 2015.
David enjoyed nature. He spent time hiking, mushroom hunting, fishing, observing wildlife, and caring for his pets. He also spent time playing guitar, reading, and drawing. In his younger days, he skied, rode horses, and rode motorcycles. He had an amazing ability to remember jokes, stories, and scriptures. David liked to chat and spend time with family and friends. He very much enjoyed making memories with his grandchildren.
David is survived by his daughter Megan, son-in-law James, grandchildren Staci, Lilli, and Wyatt; mother Renita; Brother Joel, step siblings Randal and Wendy; nieces Shawn, Chelsea, Sarah, Allison, and Danielle; many cousins; close friends Wayne and Tamara. Predeceased by father Neol and brothers John, James, and Daniel.
Memorial Services & Reception are planned for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 10th, 2022 at Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031. Graveside committal at Idlewilde Cemetery will follow.
All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.
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