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David Wayne Putman

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.

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19 Comments To "David Wayne Putman"

#1 Comment By Wanda Jennings Preston On June 26, 2017 @ 6:37 pm

Rest In Peace, sweet, kind and gentle David!

#2 Comment By Tony and Lereca Swinford, Dewayna and Phil Shelton On June 26, 2017 @ 7:11 pm

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

#3 Comment By Randall Slayton On June 26, 2017 @ 7:17 pm

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

#4 Comment By Agnes Marie Barnes On June 26, 2017 @ 7:27 pm

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

#5 Comment By Denise & Rickey Smith On June 26, 2017 @ 7:48 pm

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!

#6 Comment By Gary and Brenda Badenhop On June 26, 2017 @ 8:11 pm

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

#7 Comment By Sue Cary Simmons On June 26, 2017 @ 9:18 pm

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.

#8 Comment By Joe and Anne Luther On June 26, 2017 @ 10:40 pm

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

#9 Comment By Dot Tully On June 26, 2017 @ 10:54 pm

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

#10 Comment By Phillip and Terrie Lovell On June 26, 2017 @ 11:24 pm

Our condolences. Much love and big hug.

#11 Comment By Peggy & Jim Brown On June 26, 2017 @ 11:28 pm

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

#12 Comment By Anita Johnson On June 27, 2017 @ 12:35 am

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.

#13 Comment By Lynn Moore On June 27, 2017 @ 2:03 am

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

#14 Comment By jim brown On June 27, 2017 @ 2:21 pm

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.

#15 Comment By Wayne Roland On June 27, 2017 @ 2:37 pm

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.

#16 Comment By Calotta Loyd Edsell On June 28, 2017 @ 12:20 am

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.

#17 Comment By Judy Morris On June 28, 2017 @ 2:36 pm

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!

#18 Comment By Jimmy and Diane Buchanan On June 28, 2017 @ 5:21 pm

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.

#19 Comment By Lynn and marcella scott On July 3, 2017 @ 9:41 pm

Love you David
Rest In Peace friend