David Leigh Jolly

  • David Leigh Jolly

David Leigh Jolly

Dec. 17, 1942-May 1, 2015

Anchor Point resident David Leigh Jolly, 72, died May 1, 2015, at South Penin- sula Hospital. A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. May 6,
2015, at the Anchor River Inn.

Dave was born Dec. 17, 1942, in Hastings, Neb. He went to school in Juniata, Neb. He owned Jolly’s Cycle Center in Hast- ings utnil 1973. He and his family moved to Alaska in 1976, where Dave fished commercially and worked in construction.

“He is already missed. He’s well re- membered at get togethers. He loved to talk politics,” his family said. “David had won- derful end-of-life care. There are so many people to thank. You are all being thought

of.”
He was preceded in death by his par-

ents, Edward and Sophia Jolly, and a sister, Jeanynne.

Dave is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Hyde Jolly; his son, Craig, of Spanaway Wash.; daughter, Cheryl, of Anchor Point; grandchildren and step-grandchildren Megan and Forest Smith of Spanaway and Jessica Llata of Fort Collins, Colo., Katie Jolly of Wasilla, and David Jolly and Garrett Cooper of Anchor Point; great-grandchil- dren Audrey and Piper Llata of Fort Collins, and grandson-in-law Andrew Llata of Fort Collins; brother and sister-in-law Edward and Betty Jolly of Kamiah, Idaho; his dogs Snoopie and Rascal, who were with him the whole time he was in the hospital; and many other family members and friends.

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