David Wayne Putman
December 19, 1944 -
June 25, 2017

Visitation

June 27, 2017
4-7 PM

Service 

June 28, 2017
2:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Mr. David Wayne Putman, age 72, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. John Hathcock officiating. Burial to follow in Blanche Cemetery. Mr. Putman passed away on June 25, 2017 at Lincoln Care Center.

David, a native of Fayetteville, TN, was the son of the late Annie Marie and Ben Whitt Putman, Sr. He worked as a car salesman for Howard Bentley and served in the United States Army.

He is survived by his sisters Elizabeth “Betsy” (Jerry) Towry; sisters-in-law Linda, Vicki, and Wilma Putman; nephews Steve (Gayle) Vannatta and Rod Putman; nieces Vicki Michael, Patricia (Kendell) Hollingsworth, Elizabeth (Rossie) Williams, and Julie (Kevin) Higgins; great-nieces Ileah and Linda McKee and Morgan Higgins; great-nephews Connor and Colby Vannatta and Sloan Higgins; and special cousin Coral Petty. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers Ben Putman, Jr. and Mickey Putman.

Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 4-7 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Fayetteville First Baptist Church Building Fund at PO Box 623, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

Video Services

19 Comments

  1. Lynn and marcella scott

    Love you David
    Rest In Peace friend

    Reply
  2. Jimmy and Diane Buchanan

    To the Family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. David was such a kind and gentle soul, loved by all. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.

    Reply
  3. Judy Morris

    I worked with David when I first got into the car business. He’s a good person and he always knew how to make you laugh. Rest in peace my dear friend, you will be missed!

    Reply
  4. Calotta Loyd Edsell

    R I P Dear David. Had some good times with David back in the 70s, especially at the horse shows. He was always so sweet, gentle and genuinely good man. Will miss that great smile and tell Ben hello for me.

    Reply
  5. Wayne Roland

    I worked with David for many years he was always in a good mood and would make you smile . He was a great person and will be missed.

    Reply
  6. jim brown

    we became co workers and friends many years ago.you were always a stand up guy you treated every body the same with a big smile on your face.I wish more people were like you.I and everybody that knew you will surely miss you.

    Reply
  7. Lynn Moore

    RIP David, remember the fun times when you and Dad had the car dealership ….see you again one day..
    Lynn Moore

    Reply
  8. Anita Johnson

    My prayers are with you all. David was a friend since high school and I always enjoyed talking to him. I loved his smile and his caring heart. My God bless you with peace, comfort and precious memories.

    Reply
  9. Peggy & Jim Brown

    R.I.P Sweet David. He was the nicest man anyone could meet. Will be missed by so many.

    Reply
  10. Phillip and Terrie Lovell

    Our condolences. Much love and big hug.

    Reply
  11. Dot Tully

    So sorry to hear about David. He was a good man & will be missed.

    Reply
  12. Joe and Anne Luther

    Betsy,
    So sorry for you loss. Miss all of you, especially Miss Annie.
    Anne and Joe L

    Reply
  13. Sue Cary Simmons

    Ray and I are sending our thoughts and prayers to you Betsy and the entire family. We thought so much of David. May God embrace you all with His love and comfort.

    Reply
  14. Gary and Brenda Badenhop

    David was a kind and always pleasant person; loved by all who knew him.

    Reply
  15. Denise & Rickey Smith

    our heart goes out to the family, David was a great man. I bought my first car from him. I have fond memories of him when he sold bar-b-q. R.I.P. dear David. heaven has truly gained another angel!

    Reply
  16. Agnes Marie Barnes

    Sorry for your loss. Loved your Mom and enjoyed being neighbors to you all many years ago at Howell.

    Reply
  17. Randall Slayton

    I have known David for over 30 years, He was a great guy and a great friend.

    Reply
  18. Tony and Lereca Swinford, Dewayna and Phil Shelton

    We are so sorry for your loss. David was a sweet man and he was always smiling when you saw him.

    Reply
  19. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Rest In Peace, sweet, kind and gentle David!

    Reply

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19 Comments

  1. Lynn and marcella scott

    Love you David
    Rest In Peace friend

    Reply
  2. Jimmy and Diane Buchanan

    To the Family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. David was such a kind and gentle soul, loved by all. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.

    Reply
  3. Judy Morris

    I worked with David when I first got into the car business. He’s a good person and he always knew how to make you laugh. Rest in peace my dear friend, you will be missed!

    Reply
  4. Calotta Loyd Edsell

    R I P Dear David. Had some good times with David back in the 70s, especially at the horse shows. He was always so sweet, gentle and genuinely good man. Will miss that great smile and tell Ben hello for me.

    Reply
  5. Wayne Roland

    I worked with David for many years he was always in a good mood and would make you smile . He was a great person and will be missed.

    Reply
  6. jim brown

    we became co workers and friends many years ago.you were always a stand up guy you treated every body the same with a big smile on your face.I wish more people were like you.I and everybody that knew you will surely miss you.

    Reply
  7. Lynn Moore

    RIP David, remember the fun times when you and Dad had the car dealership ….see you again one day..
    Lynn Moore

    Reply
  8. Anita Johnson

    My prayers are with you all. David was a friend since high school and I always enjoyed talking to him. I loved his smile and his caring heart. My God bless you with peace, comfort and precious memories.

    Reply
  9. Peggy & Jim Brown

    R.I.P Sweet David. He was the nicest man anyone could meet. Will be missed by so many.

    Reply
  10. Phillip and Terrie Lovell

    Our condolences. Much love and big hug.

    Reply
  11. Dot Tully

    So sorry to hear about David. He was a good man & will be missed.

    Reply
  12. Joe and Anne Luther

    Betsy,
    So sorry for you loss. Miss all of you, especially Miss Annie.
    Anne and Joe L

    Reply
  13. Sue Cary Simmons

    Ray and I are sending our thoughts and prayers to you Betsy and the entire family. We thought so much of David. May God embrace you all with His love and comfort.

    Reply
  14. Gary and Brenda Badenhop

    David was a kind and always pleasant person; loved by all who knew him.

    Reply
  15. Denise & Rickey Smith

    our heart goes out to the family, David was a great man. I bought my first car from him. I have fond memories of him when he sold bar-b-q. R.I.P. dear David. heaven has truly gained another angel!

    Reply
  16. Agnes Marie Barnes

    Sorry for your loss. Loved your Mom and enjoyed being neighbors to you all many years ago at Howell.

    Reply
  17. Randall Slayton

    I have known David for over 30 years, He was a great guy and a great friend.

    Reply
  18. Tony and Lereca Swinford, Dewayna and Phil Shelton

    We are so sorry for your loss. David was a sweet man and he was always smiling when you saw him.

    Reply
  19. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Rest In Peace, sweet, kind and gentle David!

    Reply

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