David “Dave” Wayne Cothran, 68, of Mocksville, NC, died peacefully on September 13, 2020 at his son's home in Mocksville.
Dave was born September 23, 1951 in Spartanburg, NC and was the son of the late Wilma Fay and Jack Dempsey Cothran. He is preceded in death by his parents, his father in law John (Jack) Woodward, his mother in law Mary Blackwelder Woodward and his beloved wife of 40 years, LouAnn Cothran.
He is survived by his only son, Jason Wayne Cothran, his daughter in law Erica Cothran and one grandchild, Abby Norrell, as well as multiple family members who loved Dave dearly.
Dave loved the outdoors, he was greatly interested in history, especially Civil War history. When he was able, chopping wood was his favorite past time. He loved his animals, especially his loyal and loving dog, Gypsy. Dave retired from the Davie County Water Treatment plant in 1999. Dave was a special man and will be missed by many.
A visitation will be held for Dave on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, a Graveside service will follow at Ijames Baptist Church and will be officiated by Rev. Joe Woodward. Dave will be laid to rest next to his wife. Family will receive guests at the home of Jason and Erica Cothran following the Graveside service.
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