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OBIT: Mr. David McIntyre

Mr. David McIntyre

Mr. David McIntyre of the Cherry Valley Community at Watertown died shortly after arrival at the St. Thomas West E.R. in Nashville. The 72 year old retired ground drill operator was pronounced dead at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday evening November 28, 2018.

Monday morning December 4th funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Bro. Don Mathis and Bro. Myron Lasater officiated and burial followed in the Cassity family lot at the Pleasant Shade Cemetery.

The son of the late James Foster McIntyre and Ardelea Barnes McIntyre Bryant, he was one of five children and was born Raymond David McIntyre at the former McFarland Hospital in Lebanon on August 9, 1946.

A sister, Ann McIntyre Corley preceded him in death as did a brother, Robert “Robby” McIntyre.

In Hartsville on December 27, 1974 he was united in marriage by then Trousdale County Judge E. J. Parker Sr. to Defeated Creek Community native, the former Dianne Lynn Cassity.

He retired as a master driller having drilled oil, water and gas wells throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. Of his thirty years career many were spent with Jackson Enterprises in Lebanon and before retirement in 2008 he was employed with Mid-State Drilling.

Mr. McIntyre and his wife attended the Watertown Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife Dianne of almost forty four years are six children, April Meadows and fiancée Pete Dunn of Lebanon, David Daniel McIntyre of Watertown, Josh McIntyre and wife Andrea of Mount Juliet, Darris (Tadpole) Crawford and wife Tiffany of Lebanon, Machelle Kinslow and husband Phillip of Carthage, Lynn Blair and husband David of the Watervale Community; two brothers, Andrew McIntyre of Watertown and Glendon McIntyre of Lebanon; thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The McIntyre family requests memorials to the Pleasant Shade Cemetery Mowing Fund.