Deacon David Washington, Jr., age 80 passed away on Sunday evening September 29th at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. He was a Bulloch County native. He was a graduate of Willow Hill School. He was a dedicated member of the Hodges Grove Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Ministry, sung in the Full Gospel Choir, and was a member of the Hodges Grove Prayer Band. He retired from ITT Grinnell Corporation after 21 years of service. He was a member of the John Wesley Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by his loving wife Mrs. Leola Washington of Statesboro, Ga.; his loving children Mr. Christopher Washington, and Mr. Willie Spells of Statesboro, Ga.; a loving brother Mr. Clinton (Darlene) Washington of Statesboro, Ga.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Family and friends visitations will be held Friday, October 4, 2019 from 7-8 pm in the chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Statesboro Chapel.
Home Going Celebration Services for Deacon David Washington, Jr. will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11 am at the Hodges Grove Baptist Church, 841 Miller St Ext, Statesboro, GA., with the Rev. Harry J. Tremble, Jr. presiding, and the Rev. Dr. John Harmon, eulogist/pastor. Interment will be held in the A.C. Dunlap Cemetery, East Oliff Street, Statesboro, GA.
Deacon David Washington, Jr. will lie-in-state from 10 am until funeral hour. There will be no viewing after eulogy.
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Statesboro Chapel are in charge of arrangements.