David Lawrence Astry of Eureka passed away suddenly on February 25, 2019. He was 68 yrs old. David was born in White Bird, Idaho in 1950 to Lester and Dorothy Astry. David and his family moved to Humboldt County in 1956. David served in the Army during the Vietnam War.

David is survived by his sons, Mike Astry and girlfriend Lindsay, David Astry and wife Kendra, Kevin Astry and stepson Jeremy Winters; his grandchildren, David Daniels, Mikala Astry, Natalie Astry, Mark Astry and Trevor Astry; his brothers Dean Astry, Dennis Astry, Delbert Astry and Donnie Astry; his sisters Shirley Johnston, Susan Brown, Sharon Gibson, Sally Astry, Sandra Ruth and Stella Astry. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, and his lifelong friend Davey Ruth.

David is preceded in death by his mother and father, Dorothy and Lester Astry; brother Daniel Astry; stepdaughter Jasmyn Hansen; and brother-in-law/best friend Tommy Ruth.

David was a simple and honest man who enjoyed being on the road and enjoyed the company of his family and friends.

A celebration of David’s life will be determined at a later day.


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