David (Dave) Alan, 70, of Mesa, AZ passed away on June 2, 2018 at 9:47am. He was born in Huntington, IN on September 26, 1947 to Don and Kathleen Hesting. Dave graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1965. He was the middle child of 7 siblings.
Dave loved baseball. He coached in Indiana for 8 years and continued coaching for 10 years after moving to Arizona in 1982. He also played on a traveling team while living in Indiana and was the president of the Pony League Organization.
Dave was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings. He was a temple ordinance worker for 17 years in the Mesa, AZ temple.
Dave is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Marilyn Weaver. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sheila Hesting; children, Kimberly Hesting, Kyle David Hesting, and Jeffrey Donald Hesting; three brothers, John Hesting of Gastonia, NC, Jerry, and Mark (Pam) Hesting of Huntington, IN; two sisters, Sharon Double (Lee) and Nancy Buzzard of Huntington, IN; brother-in-law, Ron (Diane) Earlywine of Show Low, AZ; and a sister-in-law, Donna Myers of Mesa, AZ.
Dave is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Lindsay Diaz, Billy Diaz, Markus Shepherd, Devyn Shepherd, and Kalli Shepherd; 1 great-grandson, Greyson Richards; and many special nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the LDS Mesa Salt River Stake Center, 6942 East Brown Road, Mesa, Arizona 85207, on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10:00am. A visitation will be held the evening before the service on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 North Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona 85201.