Gafford, David Lamar

Gafford, David Lamar Age: 75

Passed Away: 2010-11-28

Funeral Home: Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough

David Lamar Gafford Mr. David Lamar Gafford, age 75, of Jackson, passed away Nov. 28, 2010. Mr. Gafford was born in Camilla, Ga., the son of the late Rosebud Cochran and William Milton Gafford, Sr. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Milton Jr., and Roy; and a sister, Eleanor Weeks. Mr. Gafford was a retired carpenter by trade. He was a member of the Riverdale Masonic Lodge No. 709 and Eastern Star No. 446. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, doing carpenter work for community service, and being known as a people person who was always doing for others. He also enjoyed fishing and football. Survivors are his wife of 54 years, Anita Gafford of Jackson; children, Steve and Leigh Gafford, Wayne and Mary Gafford of Dahlonega, Karen and Jeff Nall of Forest Park, and Kim and Ed Yawn of McDonough; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 11 a.m., in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Lowe officiating. Interment will be at Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m. Haisten Funeral Home – McDonough, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.