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Richard David Driver, 73
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Richard David Driver, 73, passed away Tuesday, March 29, at his residence in Smithville. 

He was born June 13, 1948 to his parents, the late Richard and Nettie May Bates Driver. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sister Jennie Mai Martin Lassiter. 

David was a member of Smithville First Freewill Baptist Church and worked at DeKalb Farmers Co-op for 34 years. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Shirley Driver of Smithville, children Jennie Driver and Darrell Adkins of Smithville, David Eugene Driver of Smithville, Gail Driver and Joseph Jenkins of Smithville, grandchildren Gregory Hooper, Lindsay Michelle Woodlee, Tasha K. Jenkins, Jerrica and Hunter Wilkins, 14 great-grandchildren, brother Frank Don Driver of Smithville. 

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday April 1, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bernard Houk and Bro. Michael Hale officiating with burial to follow at DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday and will be Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. The funeral home lounge is closed at this time and NO food or drinks are allowed in the funeral home.  

DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 1, 2022