David Lewis Townsend, age 72, of Somerset, Kentucky passed from life Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

 

David was born September 2, 1949 to the late Sherman Townsend and Lucy Thompson Townsend in Alameda, California.

 

He was of the Baptist faith and like to travel, camp, fish and loved to watch television. He loved his family.

 

David was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Lucy Townsend; son, Denny Ray Townsend; brothers, Bobby Townsend, Ronnie Townsend, Charles Townsend; sisters, Mary McKinney and Kathy Lancaster; great-grandson, Daniel Harless.

 

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Lettie Marie Miller Townsend; sons, James Bradley Townsend of Somerset; Sherman Lewis Townsend of Somerset; Jerry Lee Townsend (Robin) of Somerset; sister, Patsy Townsend of Georgetown, Ky; sister-in-law, Wanda Townsend, brother-in-law, Gary Lancaster; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Kimberly, Brad, Angel, Danielle, David, Chris, Caden Townsend, Cheyenne, Montana, Santana Brumley; great-grandchildren, Destiny Gevedon, Wesley, Chris, Madison, Abby Gail Winkler, Kaylee, Damien Townsend, Sonny and Stormi Davis; great-great grandchild, Jaycee Gevedon.

 

Visitation will be held Monday, September 20, 2021 from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.  in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 12 P.m. Burial will follow in Scaffold Cane Cemetery in Rockcastle County, Ky.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the David Lewis Townsend Memorial Fund C/O Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for David Lewis Townsend.