David Hugh Stacey Jr.

Friday, November 2, 2012

David Hugh Stacey Jr. was born to the late David Hugh Stacey Sr. and Mary Ruth Ledford Stacey on Nov. 22, 1941, in Marshall County, and passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital after a four-month stay in critical care from heart problems.

Hugh graduated from Marshall County High School with the Class of 1960, and MTSU, Class of 1966, attending MTSU at the same time as his three brothers. Hugh lived in Warren County since 1966, teaching school there for 32 years. He was also a nurseryman-landscaper and rental-property owner during the last 25 years.

He is sadly missed by his wife of 24 years, Donna Hill Stacey; daughter, Sabrina Maggart (friend Brad); sons, David Hugh III (Beverly), Ben (Stacy), Joe, and Joshua Stacey; grandchildren, Clay McElhannon, Skylar Stacey, Sarah and Samantha Maggart, David Hugh IV and Ella Stacey, and Blake and Jake Stacey; brothers, Kenneth (Betty), Dwight (Sherry), and Ray (Rosemary) Stacey; stepchildren, Tracy and Toby Crawford, and Kandi (Tim) Barnes; six stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-granson; and brother-in-law Tim. Hugh is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, Nov. 4, at Mooresville Church of Christ, preceded by visitation from 1 to 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to your local "Kids of the Community," food bank, rescue squad, or charity of choice.

High Funeral Home, McMinnville, is in charge of arrangements.