Services
Memphis Funeral Home
5599 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 725-0100
For more information about
Resources
More Obituaries for David Jernigan
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

David Ray Jernigan


1933 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
David Ray Jernigan Obituary
David Ray Jernigan

Memphis, TN

David R. Jernigan, age 84, passed away September 11, 2018 at Quince Nursing Home and Rehabilitation in Memphis. He is survived by his wife, Doris Washam Jernigan of 63 years. He was the son of the late George and Hattie Jernigan of Memphis.

Upon moving from Paragould, AR to Memphis in 1949, David's career in trucking started with Gordons Transports until they closed in 1983. His next 17 years were spent with Tennessee California Express as General Manager until retiring at the first of 2000. He spent two years in the U.S. Military as a military policeman in 1954 and 1955. David was an avid golfer and while working was a member of Wyndyke Country Club. At retirement he joined Irene Golf and Country Club.

Burial will be in the Cagle Cemetery at Pleasant Springs Methodist Church three miles north of the entrance to the Chickasaw State Park. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday with the service to follow at 11 a.m. at Memphis Funeral Home on Poplar. Any memorials may be sent to "Love Worth Finding" or a .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Sept. 14, 2018
Read More
More Information
Planning Guide
Send Me a Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of Memphis Funeral Home