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David TanksleyPassing: April 1, 2008


Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday,Apr.5,2008, 10:00 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday,Apr.4,2008, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday,Apr.5,2008, 09:00 am - 10:00 am


Mitchell Cemetery


MITCHELLDavid Tanksley, 58, Mitchell, passed away at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at his daughter’s residence in Bloomfield.

Born December 14, 1949, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Roland Woodrow and Martha (Brewster) Tanksley. He married Beverly Conley June 20, 1969.

He was formerly employed at Aleris Aluminum Recycling Company and was a member of Tulip Street Christian Church. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1967.

Surviving: wife,
Beverly Tanksley, Bloomfield
Jamie (Tanksley) Fielder and husband, Chris, Bloomfield
Richard Tanksley and wife, Renee, Solsberry
John “Bud” Tanksley and wife, Cricket, Mitchell
Sue Hughett and husband, Ronnie, Bedford
Patty Banks and husband, Chet, Bedford
8 grandchildren

His parents; brothers, Jack Tanksley, and infant, Bobby Lee Tanksley; and infant sisters, Barbara JoAnn and Cheryl Diane Tanksley, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 5, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Vernon Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday and from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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