David Wayne ‘Dave’ Cothran

Published 9:20 am Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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David “Dave” Wayne Cothran, 68, of Mocksville, died on Sept. 13, 2020 at his son’s home in Mocksville.

He was born Sept. 23, 1951 in Spartanburg, and was the son of the late Wilma Fay and Jack Dempsey Cothran. He is also preceded in death by:, his father-in-law, John (Jack) Woodward; his mother-in-law, Mary Blackwelder Woodward; and his wife of 40 years, LouAnn Cothran.

Survivors: his only son, Jason Wayne Cothran and wife Erica Cothran and grandchild, Abby Norrell; as well as multiple family members.

He loved the outdoors, he was interested in history, especially the Civil War. When he was able, chopping wood was his favorite past time. He loved his animals, especially his loyal and loving dog, Gypsy. He retired from the Davie County Water Treatment plant in 1999.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 11 a.m.-noon at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville; A graveside service will follow at Ijames Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Joe Woodward. He was laid to rest next to his wife.

Memorials: American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.