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David Lee Townsend

December 2, 1963 - June 30, 2019

David Lee Townsend, 55, of Evant, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019.

David was born on Dec. 2, 1963, to Cecil and Melba Townsend in Goldthwaite. David lived his entire life in Evant. He was a member of the Evant Volunteer Fire Department and enjoyed his time there. David also enjoyed fishing and hunting. Anyone that knew David knew that he was a jokester and enjoyed playing pranks on those he cared about. He loved spending time with his favorite lil’ ones.

David was preceded in death by his grandparents; father, Cecil Townsend; and brother, Cecil Townsend Jr.

He is survived by his mother, Melba Townsend; brother, Billy Joe Townsend; sister, Melba G. Townsend; sister-in-law, Ann Townsend; aunt and uncle, Wanda and James Alexander; and numerous cousins.

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