David Houchins Borum, 72, of Arlington, Va., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
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He was a native of Hopewell, Va., and a graduate of Hopewell High School and the Richmond Professional Institute. Mr. Borum was a former principal at James E. Mallonee School, as well as a retired civil service employee. He is preceded in death by his parents, Douglas and Elizabeth (Lib) Borum, long-time Hopewell residents.
Mr. Borum is survived a daughter and granddaughter in Arlington, Robin and Emily Elizabeth Borum; as well as a son and daughter-in-law, Tyson and Jamie Borum, and grandchildren Mason and Caroline in Wilmington, N.C. He is further survived by two sisters in Hopewell, Mrs. Ralph Collins (Dottie) and Mrs. Bishop Knott (Betty).
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Capital Caring, a hospice facility, at 950 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA, or to First Presbyterian Church, at 1107 W. Broadway, Hopewell, VA. Condolences may be registered online at www.jtmorriss.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from Sept. 12 to Sept. 13, 2012