February 27, 2014

David J. Wimpey

— Mr. David J. Wimpey, 54, of Tunnel Hill, departed this life Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the local hospital.

David was born Jan. 12, 1960, in Dalton, a son of the late Howard and Pauline Shoemaker Wimpey. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Oscar “Budgie” Wimpey, and his sister, Paulette Wimpey.  

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Cindy Wimpey of Tunnel Hill; sisters and brothers-in-law, Charlotte and David Hedden of Ellijay, and Phyllis and Sam Palmer of Chatsworth; special friend, Debbie Johns of Calhoun; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Dr. Sam Palmer officiating.

Interment will be in West Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 5 to 9 p.m.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.