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Dave Depriest


Cpl. David Wayne DePreiest, 19, of 201 Lemon Drive was killed in action Tuesday (Jan.30,1968) in Vietnam. Born in Lyncburg, he was the son of Mrs. Evelyn Callahan DePriest Bryant of Lynchburg and the late Carl E. DePriest. He was educated in Fairfax County Schools and E. C. Glass High School in Lynchburg and was a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church and the Lynchburg Chapter of DeMolay. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his stepfather, Berkley O. Bryant of Lynchburg; one sister, Sheila Gayle DePriest of Lynchburg; three half sisters, Sherry Lynn Bryant of Lynchburg, Barbara DePriest and Brenda DePriest both of Fairfax; four half brothers, Johnny DePriest, Remus DePriest, Donny DePriest, and Mickey DePriest, all of Fairfax; and a stepmother, Mrs. Ida Lou DePriest of Fairfax.  Virginia Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.

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08/11/15 04:30 PM #1    

Frank Daughtrey

Dave was a quiet kind of guy but friendly to most who got to know him. He lived on Belvedere Street near me. After Dave and I got to know each other we went out on several 'double dates'.  He had a great smile and sense of humor. He joined the Army after high school and I was saddened when I read his obit in the paper. Another one of our classmates that gave their life to serve our country during Vietnam. Rest in Peace Dave....I remember the great times we had at Glass.  Frank Daughtrey

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