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The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2022 at the Mausoleum in Fort Hill Memorial Park the service will follow at 2:00 with Pastor Bill Evans officiating.

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David Allen Mays

January 25, 1936 - March 31, 2022

David Allen Mays, 86 of Madison Heights, died Thursday, March 31, 2022. He was the husband of the late Linda Morgan Mays.

Born in Appomattox on January 25, 1936, a son of the late Louis Gleaves and Rhetta Mays. He was a member of Timberlake Baptist Church and retired from General Electric.

David loved the outdoors; he was the happiest at the river with his family.

He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Darrell Mays (Jenny), Deborah Blankenship (Billy), stepchildren, Bryan Morris (Jane) and Valerie Kidd; thirteen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was proceeded in death by a son, David Allen Mays Jr., a step son-in-law, Bootsie Kidd, three brothers and three sisters.

The family would like to thank Patrick Daly and his team at Runk & Pratt Pearls of Life along with Bridgette Alexander and her team Seven Hills Hospice for their wonderful care of David.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2022 at the Mausoleum in Fort Hill Memorial Park the service will follow at 2:00 with Pastor Bill Evans officiating.

In lieu of flowers please consider memorial contributions to The Alzheimer’s Association, act.akz.org/donate.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

 

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I am so very sorry to learn of his death. Wish I could attend the memorial but it probably won’t work out. Love and hugs to all, Courtney and Valerie especially 💕

Posted by Margaret Groff on April 1, 2022

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