NEW MADRID - David Albert Townsend, 65, died July 14, 2004, at his home.
Born Aug. 24, 1938, in Parma, son of the late Henderson H. and Hazel Shaw Townsend Sr., he was a retired electrician and member of the United Methodist Church in New Madrid.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Michele Townsend of Poplar Bluff; one daughter and son-in-law, Leah and Dennis Eppestine of Sikeston; one brother, H.H. "Buddy" Townsend of New Madrid; and four grandchildren, Jennifer Townsend and Josh Townsend of Poplar Bluff and Michelle Hardesty and David Hardesty of Sikeston.
One sister, Charlotte Basham, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Richards Funeral Home.
Graveside services will follow visitation at the Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. Lynn Quist will officiate.