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Charles "Dave" Puckett

Charles “Dave” Puckett, 73, of Glade Spring, Va., passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021, at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

Dave was retired as plant manager from General Engineering after over 35 years of service. He enjoyed camping, was an expert woodworker and loved having dates with his wife every Friday. Dave loved his family and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Church of New Beginnings where he served as an elder and also on the praise and worship team.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Clarence Puckett and Nanny Mae Tilson Puckett; one brother, Zane Puckett and a sister-in-law, Trilla Puckett.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Carol White Puckett; two children, Charles Puckett and wife Rhonda, and Ashley Puckett Stegall and husband Jordan; five grandchildren, Cody Puckett, John Mann, Isaiah Mann, Brittany Mann and Haven Stegall; five great grandchildren, Mikey Mann, McKayla Robinson, McKenzie Robinson, Alyssa Robinson and Isaiah Mann; three sisters, Phyllis Crane, Rosylyn Parks and husband Harry Lee, and Debbie Alexander and husband Clyde; one brother, Joe Puckett; in-laws, Mike and Teresa Dutton, Janet Mutter and David White; and many nieces, nephews and cousins who loved him dearly.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Johnston Memorial Hospital for the care they provided to Dave.

Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m., on Thursday, February 11, 2021, at the Church of New Beginnings, 10495 Forest Hills Dr., Glade Spring, Va., 24340. A funeral service will follow at the church with Pastor David Gilliam, Pastor Jeff Wallace and Pastor Allen Umbarger officiating. The funeral service will be available livestream at 12:55 p.m., via the funeral home’s Facebook page at Interment will follow at Forest Hills Memory Gardens.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be his co-workers over the years at General Engineering.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts are suggested to the Church of New Beginnings.

In accordance with COVID-19 regulations, it is respectfully required out of love and concern by the family and funeral home all those attending services are to wear face coverings and follow social distancing guidelines.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mr. Puckett.


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