David Gene Andes

Published 4:10 pm Wednesday, March 25, 2020

David Gene Andes, 61, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at his residence.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Charles and Ida Ellis Andes.
David was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended ETSU. He was employed at Snap-on Tools. David was a member and Leading Knight of the Elizabethton Elks Lodge #1847. He attended Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church. His hobbies were fishing and golf.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Mark and Eddie Andes, and a sister, Barbara Hunter.
Survivors include his wife, Sherry McGowan Napier; three step-children, Jeremy Napier, Mark (Jessica) Napier and Jessica (Joseph) Carey; 11 grandchildren; his best friend, golfing and fishing buddy, Clarence Perry; and a nephew, Charles Andes.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Fleanor officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, will be Jeremy Napier, Joseph Carey, Mark Napier, Kevin Lipford, Clarence Perry and Michael Perry. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Elizabethton Elks Lodge #1847 and employees of Snap-on Tools. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Amedisys Hospice, the staff of Indian Path Cancer Center, the staff of Holston Valley Cancer Center and members of the Elizabethton Elks Lodge. Friends may register their presence at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday or from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 2:50 p.m. Friday. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Andes family.

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