David A. Shodeen Jr. of Commerce died Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at Twin Falls, Idaho, following a sudden illness. He was 48.

Mr. Shodeen was born Nov. 7, 1958, in Salem, Ohio. He moved to the Carthage, Mo., area in 1987 and to Commerce in 2003.

He was employed at J&M Farms in Miami. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his parents, Lianne and Ron Brown of Diamond, Mo.; two children, Chelsey Riggs and Christopher Folson, both of Commerce; one brother, Robert Shodeen of El Reno; one sister and her husband, Tammy and Pruss Brown of Carthage, and four nephews, Bryan, Brandon, Josh and Allan.

He was preceded in death by his father, David Shodeen Sr., and one nephew, Chad.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Cemetery with the Rev. Elmer White officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Clark Funeral Home in Neosho, Mo.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, MO, 64850.