Obits: David Louis Warfford
Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 21, 2014
David Louis Warfford
David Louis Warfford died peacefully August 11, 2014 at Hospice House at Huguley Memorial Medical Center surrounded by his loving family friends and his beloved dog, “Beau”.
David was born October 28,1944 In Carthage, NC to the Reverend Waiter L. Warfford and Hilda W. Warfford, David grew up in Winston-Salem, NC where he graduated from R, J. Reynolds High School .in 1962. In high school, David was an elite athlete earning All-State honors in football in 1981. He also played basketball and baseball.
David graduated from Forsyth Technical College in Winston-Salem, NC with an Associate’s Degree. He served in the NC National Guard and was an officer with the Winston Salem Police Department, as well as a fire fighter with the Winston-Salem Fire Department.
In 1982 David moved to Hurst, TX where he worked for the Tony Lama Boot Company as a Regional Sales Manager, He retired from Roadway Trucking Company in 2008 with the top safety award and Million Mile designation.
He and his wife retired to Granbury, TX in 2009 where he joined Granbury Church of Christ and was an active member in the Bible study.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, George and Forest Warfford along with his parents.
David is survived by his wife of 28 years, Glendia Warfford of the horme. Son, Miles (Pauletta) Warfford, Clemmons, NC and Grandchildren, Captain Joshua Whiteheart USAF of Spokane, WA and Olivia Whiteheart, Hickory, NC, two Step-sons, John D. (Karla) Colcleasure and daughter Kaycee, Comanche, TX and Paul Colcleasure and daughter Amanda of Florida and two sons Brandon and Colton, Stephenville, TX. David is survived by two sisters, Hilda (John) Underwood, Dublin, TX and Sarah Knopf, Winston-Salem, NC along with a host of nieces, nephews and other loved ones.
The family will receive friends Friday, August 16, 2014 from 9:00-10:00 at Harrell Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Live Oak Cemetery both in Dublin, Texas. Minister, John Knox of Granbury Church of Christ will be officiating. Memorial donations can be made to the Diabetes Association.