Mr. Cline worked for the Federal Government and retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms. He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW, and the National Response Team. David was a United States Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Merrill and Hazel, nee Jacobson, Cline; and a brother, Donald Cline.
Surviving are his wife of 19 years, Darleen I. Daesch Cline, whom he married on June 10, 2004; three children, Lena (Steve) Previll, David M. Cline, and Anna (Kent) Smith; and four grandchildren, Dora, Greta, Davin, and Evelynn.
Memorials may be made to Tree Hut Animal Rescue or the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2023, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.
Burial with military honors will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.