Elm Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Park

4600 W. Kilgore Ave, Muncie, IN


David A Artrip Sr.

November 11, 1938June 24, 2020

David Allen Artrip Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at his home after a lengthy illness. David was born in Muncie, Indiana, on Friday, November 11, 1938, the son of Milford Artrip and Marie (Drown) Artrip. He married Wilma Berg, and she passed away in 1998.

David joined the Navy in his early years. He worked for General Motors for several years, and was a hard worker. David was a Freemason at Parker Lodge #630 in Parker City. He was also a member of the American Legion. David played Santa Claus every year. He enjoyed camping, and playing cards with his friends. He loved bowling most of all. His highest score was 299.

Survivors include his son, Matthew Artrip (wife, Tami); brothers, Bill Artrip (wife, Linda) and Bob Artrip (wife, Wonda); sisters, Janet Ellis, Becky Slorczak, and Debbie Artrip; grandchildren, Kelly Munroe (husband, Justin), Jennifer Keller (husband, Matthew), Lindsay Manes (S.O. Shawn), Heather Bilbrey, Waylon Bilbrey (S.O. BJ), and Amber Artrip; and many great-grandchildren.

David was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wilma; and sons, David A. Artrip Jr., and Herman Artrip.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Elm Ridge Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana 47304.

Due to the Covid19 pandemic a mask is required at the funeral home, and please remember to be safe and adhere to the six foot social distancing.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.elmridgefuneralhome.com.


  • Calling Hours:

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

  • Funeral Service:

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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