David Wayne Williams of Scottsburg passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on June 16, 1983 and was 36 years of age. He was the son of Janice Newcomb Puryear and Johnnie Mack Williams Sr. and wife Carrie. He was married to Shawn Hutcherson Short Williams who survives.

He attended Clover Church of God of Prophecy.

David was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, swimming and hanging out with his girls.

David Wayne Williams is survived by his parents, Janice Newcomb Puryear of Scottsburg and Johnnie Mack Williams Sr. and wife Carrie of Scottsburg; his wife, Shawn H. Short Williams, of Scottsburg; his children, Summer Dawn Williams and Elizabeth “Izzy” Williams; and their mother, Christy Cash Williams, all of Scottsburg; his brother, Johnnie Mack Williams Jr., of Scottsburg; and grandmother Daisy Franklin of Scottsburg.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Flave and Margaret Williams.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Clover Church of God of Prophecy with David Wayne Smith officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday, July 26, 2019, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at the home of his father, 8187 J. D. Hagood Hwy., Scottsburg.

For memorials, consider a charity of choice.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.