David E. Trimmell, 70, died following an accident Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.
He was born Oct. 7, 1942, to Mary (Reimman) and Howard Trimmell in Perryton, Texas.
He graduated from Balko High School and attended Okmulgee Technical School where he studied electrical engineering.
He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. After his military service, he started his engineering career, working at David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton. As an electrical engineer in the semi-conductor industry, he worked at Solid State Scientific, Commodore, RCA, Allegro and Harris Semiconductors.
He enjoyed old cars, restoring 57 Chevrolets, a Mustang, a Model T and many more, horses and hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Quirion, his daughter, Joanna Nicole (Nikki) Trimmell, Newtown, Pa.; his brothers, John (Beverly), Liberal, Donald, Hollis, Okla., Paul (Carol), Blanchard, Okla., and Robert (Dolly), Lone Star, Texas; sisters and brothers-in-law, Aggie and Mike Zakrzewicz, Guymon, Okla., Julie and Bob Felder, Wichita Falls, Texas, and Pat and Ken VanDeburgh, Rye, Colo.; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
• A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mustang, Okla., at the New Beginnings Family Church, Hwy. 152 and Morgan Road.