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Mr. David J. Henson

December 15, 1964 ~ August 14, 2017 (age 52)
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A candle was lit by Neil and Danna Beck on August 16, 2017 9:40 AM
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A candle was lit by Fayellen Bone on August 16, 2017 9:42 AM
Message from Fayellen W. Bone
August 16, 2017 9:47 AM

I worked with David at Columbus Mill. He was a wonderful co-worker and friend. I bought a computer from David and he patiently taught me how to use it. He loved his family and spoke of them often. He will be missed and remembered.
Message from Karen Henson
September 4, 2017 2:30 PM

Thank you, Fayellen. I'm so glad you shared that story; I had forgotten. So thankful for the love we shared and the many wonderful memories that were made. Please continue to keep us all in your prayers.
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Message from Louis Bone
August 16, 2017 9:53 AM

The Henson's and Paschals were friends back in the 1970s at Shawmut Baptist Church. David and Karen were about 12 when we moved to Columbus. They were both very good kids. Would you believe, David was Fayellen's boss at Columbus Mill.
He was a good friend and boss. We cherish our friendship with both families.
May Jesus provide comfort and assurance during you loss.
Message from Karen Henson
September 4, 2017 2:36 PM

Thank you Louis. I do remember when your family was at Shawmut Baptist when I was young. Lots of good times and memories made there. Please continue to remember our families in your prayers.
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A candle was lit by Paul and Rhonda (Pigg) Ward on August 16, 2017 10:10 AM
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A candle was lit by David and Millie Wilkerson on August 16, 2017 10:10 AM
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A candle was lit by Occasional Keepsakes Boutique on August 16, 2017 10:11 AM
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A candle was lit by Bonnie & Ben Edwards on August 16, 2017 10:15 AM
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A candle was lit by Patrick & Leanne Meacham on August 16, 2017 10:18 AM
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A candle was lit by Curtis and Libby Guy on August 16, 2017 10:22 AM
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A candle was lit by Kirby & Angie Hadaway on August 16, 2017 10:39 AM
Message from Janice Dallas
August 16, 2017 10:44 AM

Karen, Hazel, James, Faye, Holland, Phllip and David's daughters, please know that I am so saddened by your sudden loss of David. I wish I could come and give each of you a big hug, but am prevented from doing that at this time due to having a knee replacement surgery and not getting out too much at this time. You are in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. Love you all, Janice Dallas
Message from Karen Henson
September 4, 2017 2:39 PM

Thank you, Janice. You are so sweet! Yes, I would've loved one of your hugs, but you need to get well and back up on your feet. I do hope you are doing well with your recovery. Will keep you in our prayers and ask that you do the same for our families. I'll be looking to collect that hug when I see you again. Love you.
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A candle was lit by Gina Lee Smith on August 16, 2017 10:58 AM
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A candle was lit by Shelly Till on August 16, 2017 11:00 AM
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A candle was lit by Jo till on August 16, 2017 11:00 AM
Message from Shelly Till
August 16, 2017 11:05 AM

My deepest Sympathies to all your family! Thank you David for raising such a beautiful daughter, inside and out! Jayson will love her and take good care of her always!
Message from Karen Henson
September 4, 2017 2:52 PM

Thank you, Shelly. David and I love Jayson as our own. David knew that he loved his little girl and trusted that he would take care of her always. He left us all way too soon, but so many wonderful memories remain... Will cherish those forever!<3
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A candle was lit by Tonia Stokley on August 16, 2017 11:08 AM
Message from Tonia Stokley
August 16, 2017 11:10 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with David's family.I worked with David at Walmart DC and can tell you he will be missed❤May God comfort and keep you all during this sad time.
Message from Karen Henson
September 4, 2017 2:53 PM

Thank you, Tonia. Please continue to keep our family in your prayers.
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A candle was lit by Tommy & Janice Fields; Bernard Paschal on August 16, 2017 11:24 AM
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A candle was lit by Janetha Caswell on August 16, 2017 11:29 AM
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A candle was lit by Wayne Cloud on August 16, 2017 12:05 PM
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A candle was lit by Todd & Sandy McKeen on August 16, 2017 12:37 PM
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A GARDEN PATH was sent on August 16, 2017

Thinking & praying for you! Love, Todd & Sandy McKeen

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A candle was lit by Beverly Randolph (Stump). on August 16, 2017 12:53 PM
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A candle was lit by Phoebe & Walter Graben on August 16, 2017 12:58 PM
Message from Phoebe and Walter Graben
August 16, 2017 1:01 PM

May your love and memories of David give you peace and strength in the coming days. Love you all.
Message from Karen Henson
September 4, 2017 2:54 PM

Thank you, Phoebe and Walter. Love y'all.
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A candle was lit by Paula and Tommy Davis on August 16, 2017 1:01 PM
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A candle was lit by Candi Davis on August 16, 2017 1:09 PM
Message from Candi Davis
August 16, 2017 1:15 PM

I worked with David at Walmart DC. He had a heart bigger than all outdoors. He spoke of his wife and daughters with such love and pride. He will be greatly missed on a daily bases. My heart thoughts and prayers go out to y'all.
Message from Karen Henson
September 5, 2017 9:00 PM

Thank you, Candice. Please continue to keep our family in your prayers.
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Message from Fletcher Underwood
August 16, 2017 1:29 PM

David has been called home by his Heavenly Father. He is in God's presence. While we grieve David passing We must rejoice in his life on earth and the everlasting of the lives he positively touched for God. Prayers for God's peace and comfort for family & friends
Message from Karen Henson
September 5, 2017 9:02 PM

Thank you, Fletcher. Please continue to keep us all in your prayers.
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A candle was lit by Rusty and Dana Pike on August 16, 2017 1:30 PM
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A candle was lit by Cecil and Wanda Newbern on August 16, 2017 1:33 PM
Message from Wanda Newbern
August 16, 2017 1:40 PM

Our heart is so heavy for the passing David, our cousin. Our prayers and sympathy to Karen, Britney, Krista, James and Hazel, Phillip and Lisa and rest of the family. I was thinking how I felt God had cheated him! Krista and Britney are young marrieds but the children they will have will never know their wonderful grandfather. But, no, God did not cheat anyone. David is in the best possible place!
He made it home! And guess what? We are not staying here. That will be our home one day also!
Message from Karen Henson
September 5, 2017 9:12 PM

Thank you, Wanda. We will have to make sure that his future grandchildren know him for who he was and still is through us. He was such a wonderful person to all he came in contact with, and it is our duty to continue his legacy... Please continue to keep us all in your prayers.<3
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Message from An associate at walmart
August 16, 2017 1:42 PM

Dave was a wonderful person. I did not work with him directly but everyone knew if you needed help ask Dave. He was the type of manager that wanted you to succeed and would help if he could. He will be sorely missed. May God bless those he left behind.
Message from Karen Henson
September 5, 2017 9:15 PM

Thank you for such kind words. Blessings to all of you at Walmart DC 6054.<3
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A candle was lit by Carol Haggerty on August 16, 2017 1:45 PM
Message from Susan W Baldwin and Mary White
August 16, 2017 1:56 PM

Mother and I are so sorry for your loss. Wish we could visit but not possible at this time
Message from Karen Henson
September 5, 2017 10:22 PM

Thank you, Susan ~ we understand.<3
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A candle was lit by Bill Golden on August 16, 2017 2:14 PM
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A candle was lit by Jennifer Lee on August 16, 2017 2:15 PM
Message from LeMerle Hodnett
August 16, 2017 2:52 PM

My deepest sympathy in your loss of David. He was such a fine young man whose life was cut way too short. My prayers for comfort and peace as you face the days ahead.
Message from J. Mark Fetner
August 16, 2017 2:54 PM

So sorry to see this. My prayers are with the family.
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A candle was lit by Charles and Betty Duffey on August 16, 2017 2:54 PM
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A candle was lit by J. Mark Fetner on August 16, 2017 2:54 PM
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A candle was lit by Tommy and Tina Hamby on August 16, 2017 2:55 PM
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An A GARDEN PATH was sent by Apex Billing Solutions on August 16, 2017

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A candle was lit by Johnny and Lisa Bailey on August 16, 2017 3:34 PM
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A candle was lit by Charlie blue on August 16, 2017 3:34 PM
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A candle was lit by Chris and Angie H. Duffey on August 16, 2017 3:39 PM
Message from Charlie Blue
August 16, 2017 3:41 PM

David was a dear friend of mine and a wonderful manager. Never once have I seen him upset. He only talked about his passion for outdoors guns and how he liked boats. I'm truly sorry for his lost and I know that God need a extra angel. I'll continue to always look around for him at work and he will be missed. May God bless the family of my friend David.
Message from Johnny Bailey
August 16, 2017 3:42 PM

I worked very close with David at Columbus Mill in HR. Will always remember the Safety Celebration where we cooked and fed catfish from his Dad's pond to all employees on all shifts! Will cherish those good ol days!
Message from Anita Strickland
August 16, 2017 4:14 PM

My condolences and Prayers go out to David's Family. I worked with him for many years. He was a great manager and a honorable man. He will be truly missed at the D.C.
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A candle was lit by Shalon Cash on August 16, 2017 4:18 PM
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A candle was lit by Craig and Angie Moore on August 16, 2017 5:05 PM
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A candle was lit by Valley Pharmacy on August 16, 2017 5:09 PM
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A candle was lit by Allen and Angela Clark on August 16, 2017 5:11 PM
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A candle was lit by Donald Autery on August 16, 2017 5:17 PM
Message from Allen and Angela Clark
August 16, 2017 5:18 PM

I am sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Henson. I have only met him once when I came to the wedding but have heard many stories about him and know he was a very caring, loving man. I know he will be missed by many. Prayers being sent up for the family. Gods loving arms are around all of you during this time.
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A candle was lit by Deborah Scroggins on August 16, 2017 5:24 PM
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A candle was lit by Jennie Lockridge on August 16, 2017 5:35 PM
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A candle was lit by Evelyn Anglin on August 16, 2017 5:46 PM
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A candle was lit by Laurie Forrester White on August 16, 2017 5:48 PM
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A candle was lit by John Daniel on August 16, 2017 5:49 PM
Message from Kevin and Sonya Barfield
August 16, 2017 6:06 PM

I have known David for 10+ years and cannot express how much he will be missed. David was the epitome of what a family man and friend should be. He was the type of man who would give you the shirt from his back if you needed it and would do so without hesitation. David lived his life in a way that that all could take lessons from. His life revolved around Karen, Krysta and Britney. We spent many days talking about family and friends and I loved hearing David tell his stories as no other could tell them. We would laugh ourselves into tears with some of our stories. I miss you brother and will never forget the type of man you were. You were my voice of reason on many occasions and I will miss that. See you on the other side.
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A candle was lit by Angie Olko on August 16, 2017 6:51 PM
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A candle was lit by Walmart associate on August 16, 2017 6:57 PM
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A GARDEN PATH was ordered on August 16, 2017

Message from Latarsha Williams
August 16, 2017 7:24 PM

I worked with David at Wal-Mart DC. We actually started on the same day. He was always nice and kind. While there is no way we can feel your pain, we do feel your loss as we have known David for many years. Peace and love to you and your family during this sorrowful time.
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A candle was lit by Gerald Wayne and Suzanne Smith on August 16, 2017 7:25 PM
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A candle was lit by David and Dottie Eastridge on August 16, 2017 7:29 PM
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A candle was lit by Scarlett McClurg on August 16, 2017 7:34 PM
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A candle was lit by Wayne and Debby Smith on August 16, 2017 9:07 PM
Message from John Adcock
August 16, 2017 9:58 PM

David was one of my first manager's at Wal-Mart. He very respectful and fair. He will be missed.
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A candle was lit by Charles & Beverly Story on August 16, 2017 10:04 PM
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A candle was lit by Beau and Sally Eadon on August 16, 2017 10:15 PM
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A candle was lit by Tracy and Cathy Crosson on August 16, 2017 10:39 PM
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A candle was lit by Micah & Vanita Bonner on August 16, 2017 10:40 PM
Message from Micah & Vanita Bonner--VHS Class of 1983
August 16, 2017 10:44 PM

Karen, we are sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.
Message from Tom & Sylvia Fullerton
August 16, 2017 11:38 PM

Sending our love and prayers to all the family

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A candle was lit by Jodie Gravat on August 16, 2017 11:40 PM
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A candle was lit by Wes Wadkins on August 16, 2017 11:56 PM
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A SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was sent by Paul Hunt on August 17, 2017

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A candle was lit by Glen Thomason on August 17, 2017 7:17 AM
Message from Glen Thomason
August 17, 2017 7:22 AM

Phillip - I am so sorry to hear of your brother's passing. I saw his name in the paper and thought, there's no way. I know what your family is going through and I'm praying for God's peace to be with you.
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A FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Jamey and Michele Head on August 17, 2017

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A candle was lit by Tony & Claudia Bailey on August 17, 2017 7:57 AM
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A SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent on August 17, 2017

Karen, Thinking of you, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain. Though words, however gentle, cannot take your loss away, still may these flowers sent in sympathy help comfort you today. With Love, APEX Sales Team

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A SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was ordered on August 17, 2017

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A candle was lit by Judy & Bryant Hollon on August 17, 2017 8:12 AM
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A candle was lit by Bill and Patti Slade on August 17, 2017 8:15 AM
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A candle was lit by Chad and Robin Butts on August 17, 2017 10:14 AM
Message from Tiffany Rickenbaker
August 17, 2017 10:43 AM

Karen, my heart breaks for you and your girls. You have such a precious heart and I know through our talks how much love you and David shared. Please know I am praying for you every day.
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A MOUNTAIN MEADOW PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent on August 17, 2017

You are all in our thoughts as we continue to pray for your peace and comfort. Our hearts are heavy yet we are so blessed to have had David in our lives for what seems way too short of time. David, you are loved and will be missed by us more than you could ever know. Love, Jeff and Beverly

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on August 17, 2017

With our Deepest Sympathy, Fastenal TEAM

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A GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent on August 17, 2017

Our hearts and prayers are with your family. Randy, Cindi, Emily and Julian Sanders

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A candle was lit by Kristal Freiberg on August 17, 2017 11:43 AM
Message from Bee and Bud Till--Jo Till Parents
August 17, 2017 11:56 AM

We met David and all of his family at Brittany and Jayson wedding in June. We are so sorry to know of his death.. Our prayers are with each one during this very difficult time. Beautiful fine Christian people...
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A candle was lit by Piney Reed on August 17, 2017 12:22 PM
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A candle was lit by Jennifer Smith on August 17, 2017 12:22 PM
Message from Wanda LAwrence
August 17, 2017 12:42 PM

I Worked with David at Walmart in Lagrange it was and honor to have Worked with such a Wonderful person as himself be blessed family we all will miss him.
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A candle was lit by Karen Redic on August 17, 2017 3:15 PM
Message from Karen Redic
August 17, 2017 3:20 PM

I was saddened to hear of David's passing. I worked with him at Walmart and he was a wonderful friend. He was a true class act, a man who cared about his associates and deeply loved his family. He was one of a kind who will be truly missed by many. My thoughts and prayer are with Karen and his entire family.
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A candle was lit by Jerry & Diane Rice - May God give you all comfort. on August 17, 2017 4:22 PM
Message from Cassandra Atkinson Brown
August 17, 2017 4:23 PM

May God cover you and your family
Message from Elvira Harper Grady
August 17, 2017 4:27 PM

Karen,I'm sorry for your lost,my prayers and love goes out to the family,gone to soon but will never be forgotten.
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A candle was lit by Heather and Michael Nunley on August 17, 2017 5:03 PM
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A candle was lit by The Resource Alliance Team on August 17, 2017 5:20 PM
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A candle was lit by James and Becky Fuller on August 17, 2017 5:20 PM
Message from Billy and Mildred Knowles
August 17, 2017 5:24 PM

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
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A candle was lit by Mark Walter on August 17, 2017 7:52 PM
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A candle was lit by BILL SPEARS on August 17, 2017 8:28 PM
Message from Suzanne Beamon
August 17, 2017 9:12 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss, your in my thoughts and prayers.
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A candle was lit by Suzanne Beamon on August 17, 2017 9:13 PM
Message from Eddie Rowland
August 17, 2017 10:07 PM

Karen,

So sorry for your loss. You and the girls are in my thoughts and prayers.
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A candle was lit by Scott Hale on August 18, 2017 4:15 AM
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A candle was lit by Audrey Bailey on August 18, 2017 7:38 AM
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An INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was ordered on August 18, 2017

Message from John and Julie Gates
August 18, 2017 9:41 AM

Dearest Karen, Britney, and Krista,
There are no words to express our love and concern for you all. What a treasure all of you and David have been in our lives. Our memories of David as a young teenager and then a prince of a man will be forever treasured.
Our love and prayers are with you all. May God's abundant grace flood your hearts.
We love you!
Message from Doug and Shug McKay
August 18, 2017 9:56 AM

We were heartbroken to learn of David's passing. Our love and prayers go out to all the family. We couldn't make it to the visitation but wanted you to know that we love all of you.
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A candle was lit by Dale Bell on August 18, 2017 11:23 AM
Message from Dale Bell
August 18, 2017 11:37 AM

I have been on leave since Dec of 2016 so this came as a shock to me when I saw it in the paper. David was my Opps manager for a little while. We spoke on some occasions and we got along. I wish the best for his family and that they find the strength to carry on. I lost both parents in a year and its hard to say goodbye. We lean on Jesus and we move on. Its all we can do and I know that you can also. God Bless.
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A candle was lit by Stuart, Jackie Coley on August 19, 2017 3:50 PM
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A candle was lit by Kimberly williams on August 19, 2017 6:10 PM
Message from Melvin Lee Jr and family
August 22, 2017 9:43 AM

I learned of David's passing from my sister (Gina), who'd heard it from a friend, and I still can't fully grasp that he's not still with us. David and I both attended Springwood school together and for years we played on the the same teams (football, basketball, etc.) and were just friends. We were in different classes, as I graduated in 1982, but, even then, I recognized David as a person of extraordinary character. He was always a person who was both kind and caring. Even though I seldom see anyone from school much, since we both still live in the area I would see him out and about on occasion, usually out of town. Those occasions were always special to me, to see a dear friend like David was always a treat. True to who he was, he was always the "same ol' David" that I had always known. We would "catch up" on these occasions. I know I'm not alone in saying that I will always remember his smiling face and his kind, humble personality.

My family and I send our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of our good friend, David. May God comfort you and bring you peace during this most difficult of times. May the words of the apostle Matthew bring you hope, "Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted" (Matthew 5:4; KJV). If I may ever do anything to assist you, please let me know.

With our deepest sympathies,
Melvin "Buddy" Lee, Jr.
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A candle was lit by Melvin "Buddy" Lee, Jr. on August 22, 2017 9:43 AM
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