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David Webster Hemmings

December 1, 1934 — January 1, 2023

David Webster Hemmings

 

Mr. David Webster Hemmings, age 88, of Dobson, passed away January 1, 2023, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. He was born December 1, 1934, in Surry County, to the late Daniel Webster Hemmings and the late Alma Poindexter Hemmings. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Tara Jean Thorp; and his brother Cleve Hemmings.

            Left to cherish his memories are his loving wife, Peggy Williams Hemmings; daughters and son-in-law, Amy and Keith Lovett, and Beth Donnelly; step daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Michael Pace; and son-in-law, Bill Thorp; grandchildren, Katy O’Neal (Patrick), Will Thorp (Kerri), Lindsey Rivera (Michael), Wesley Bledsoe, Mattie Williams (Nathan), and Grayson Donnelly; great grandchildren, Langston O’Neal, Landri O’Neal, Tinsley O’Neal, Rowan Thorp, Ira Thorp, Myles Rivera, Lola Rivera, Beckett Williams, and Cohen Williams; sister-in-law, Nancy Hemmings; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Betty Hemmings; special friends, Randy Draughn and C.L. Payne; and special family member, Luz Garcia Schulte. Mr. Hemmings proudly served in the United States Navy, retired as the Executive Director of the Mount Airy Housing Authority and enjoyed raising Belgian and Percheron horses. He was a member of Dobson First Baptist Church. Mr. Hemmings was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend.

            Visitation will be Friday, January 6, 2023, from 12:00-1:00 PM in the sanctuary of Dobson First Baptist Church., A Celebration of his life will begin at 1:00 PM with Pastor Cory Honeycutt officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson NC 27017, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, or to Dobson First Baptist Church, 204 Crutchfield Street, Dobson NC 27017. Moody-Davis Funeral Service in Dobson is serving the Hemmings family.

Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com

 

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Friday, January 6, 2023

12:00 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Dobson First Baptist Church

204 S Crutchfield St, Dobson, NC 27017

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Friday, January 6, 2023

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Dobson First Baptist Church

204 S Crutchfield St, Dobson, NC 27017

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