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David Clay McDavid

July 22, 1938 October 9, 2018
David Clay McDavid
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Obituary for David Clay McDavid

Former County Judge and Grayson Business Man, Mr. David Clay McDavid, age 80, of Grayson, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday morning, October 9, 2018, at his residence and later pronounced at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky.

He was born July 22, 1938, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Hughie and Rose Oney McDavid.

David proudly served his country in the United States Marines and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grayson. He was the former owner of McDavid Used Cars. David served two terms as the Carter County Judge from 1970 to 1977. He was also the former owner of McDavid Furniture. David was a 50 year member of the Grayson Masonic Lodge #549. He served as chairman, vice chairman and was currently serving on the Board of Directors at the First National Bank. David was a real estate developer and also a former chairman of the Fiveco Area Development District. He was a car enthusiast and loved Studebaker cars. David enjoyed telling life long stories, hunting, fishing, and loved spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Gene McDavid and Carl Wayne McDavid, and one sister, Sybil Morris.

David is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kaye Cox McDavid; two sons and daughters-in-law, Hugh McDavid and Katrina Barker of Grayson, Kentucky, and Barrett and Sherry McDavid of Flatwoods, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Derek and Mandy McDavid of Panama City, Florida, Trevor McDavid of Ashland, Kentucky, and Danielle McDavid of Grayson, Kentucky; six great grandchildren, Graysen McDavid, Blakeleigh McDavid, Hadleigh Hale, Harlan Hale, Kayleigh McDavid, and Landon McDavid; one brother and sister-in-law, Chester and Belva McDavid of Grayson, Kentucky; and two sisters, Mary Parsons of Grayson, Kentucky, and Barbara Burgess of Lakeland, Florida. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 12, 2018, at the First Baptist Church of Grayson in Grayson, Kentucky, with Brother George Steele and Brother Josh Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter Memory Gardens in Grayson, Kentucky, with full military honors conducted at the graveside.

Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 11, 2018, and after 10 a.m. on Friday at the First Baptist Church of Grayson in Grayson, Kentucky.

Derek McDavid, Trevor McDavid, Craig McDavid, Justin Criswill, Steve Shertzer and William Waddell will serve as pallbearers. Willis Kelly, Harold Dyer, Paul Lewis, Don Smith, Pete Littleton, Joe Kitchen, and Ronnie Burton will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky, is caring for all arrangements for Former County Judge and Grayson Businessman, Mr. David Clay McDavid.


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