WAKARUSA — David P. Mattingly, 75, a longtime resident of Wakarusa, died Nov. 22, 2011, quietly at Hospice House in Elkhart.He was born Nov. 15, 1936, in Baltimore. David was raised in Virginia and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force (Korea). Mr. Mattingly was a past commander of American Legion Post 307. Friends and family will miss Dave’s acute sense of humor and willingness to call any person a friend.David was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Mattingly, and wife, Jane Mattingly.Surviving are brother Wayne (Ruth) Mattingly of Elkhart and children Jennifer Mattingly of South Bend, Michael (Penny) Mattingly of West Lafayette, Sarah Mattingly of Lafayette and Anne Mattingly of Wakarusa. In addition, David is survived by nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts to the Center for Hospice Care Inc., 22579 Old U.S. 20 East, Elkhart, IN 46516.Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home, Wakarusa.