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David Portwood

July 23, 1951 ~ October 11, 2019 (age 68)
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David Edward Portwood of Oliver Springs, born July 23, 1951, passed away on October 11, 2019 at the home of his daughter in Kingston, Tn.  He was a member of Covington Baptist Church in Wartburg. David served our country in the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post 112 of Oliver Springs.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Wilma Dawn (Simpson) Portwood;

Parents, Grover Lee Portwood and Flora B. Portwood; One Sister; Five Brothers.


He is survived by three children, Melissa Armstrong, Lisa Keller and Grover Lindell Portwood;

Two Step-children, Angela Wright and Chuck Simpson;

Brothers, Brink Armes and Sam Armes;

Several Half-brothers and half-sisters;

And a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.


The family will receive friends on Monday, October 14, 2019 from 11:00-12:00 at Covington Baptist Church in Wartburg. The funeral service will begin at 12 noon officiated by Pastor David Armes. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the church cemetery.



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