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David Eugene Holifield

July 27, 1949 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 71)


David Eugene Holifield

Jackson, Tennessee

David E. Holifield, age 71, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Tri Star Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

He was born on July 27, 1949 in Jackson, Tennessee to the late David P. Holifield and Pearl Holifield. David graduated from South Side High School in 1967. He was a member of the National Guard from 1968 through 1972. He was a machinist at Excel Machine & Welding, which he owned from 1988 until his passing. David was a proud and loving father and grandfather and was completely dedicated to his family. He was a respected business man who loved visiting with friends, riding motorcycles, being outdoors and was an avid fisherman in his earlier years.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Mitchell and her husband George Mitchell.

David is survived by his son, David Wayne Holifield an his wife Traci of Jackson, Tennessee; step son, Josh Morris; step daughter, Ashley White; sister, Pat Overton and her husband Roy of Jackson, Tennessee; two brothers, Danny Holifield and his wife Linda of Alamogordo, New Mexico and Ronnie Holifield of Jackson, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Chase Holifield and Abbey Holifield ; and four step grandchildren, Zach Davis, Tucker White, Levi White and Jackson Morris.

A memorial gathering will be held from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00 P. M. at East Trinity United Methodist Church on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. 

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