Mr. David G. Futrell, age 80, of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Thursday, September 14, 2023. He was born on February 14, 1943, in Coalfield, Tennessee to Alvin & Bernice Futrell. Mr. Futrell was a proud Marine. He was in the service from 1965-1967. He spent 14 months in Vietnam. He was also a lifetime member of the VFW Post 4782. He served as an officer & the Chaplin for several years. Mr. Futrell spent many years as a logger by trade. Mr. Futrell enjoyed being in the outdoors as much as he could. He loved hunting, fishing, & gardening. He also enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He is preceded by his parents Alvin & Bernice Futrell, daughter Joni Futrell Cook, and nephew Eric Dinkins.
He is survived by:
Children & Stepchildren: Sandy Futrell, Toby Newcome (Kandi), Julie Stephens (Floyd)
Grandchildren: Shane McCloud, Bo Newcome, Brett Newcome, Kori Newcome, Kelsy Stephens (James), Kaleb Stephens (Brittney), Mason Stephens, Timber Ellison
Great-Grandchildren Karson Stephens
Brother: Danny Futrell (Anita)
Sister: Diane Futrell
Several Nieces & Nephews, and other relatives, & friends.
Cremation arrangements have been made. The family will receive friends on Friday, September 29, 2023, from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. A memorial service will follow at 7:30 pm with Gary Vance officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the Roane County Memorial Honor Guard. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. David G. Futrell.