David Wayne Chatham
1968 - 2019
Forbes Funeral & Cremation Services
2758 Coastal Highway
Crawfordville, FL
David Wayne Chatham

Crawfordville - Mr. David Wayne Chatham, 50, of Crawfordville, Florida, passed away Wednesday June 12, 2019, surrounded by loving family at Shand's Hospital in Gainesville, Fl. He was born in Tallahassee, Florida on July 3, 1968. David was a master carpenter, and said he was employed by "me, myself, and I". The man could take a pile of 2X4's and build a piano. He was an avid fisherman, and FSU fan. David leaves behind his wife: Valori Chatham; mother and step-father: Clara and David Skipper; daughters: Summer Chatham, Kristen Chatham, and Jennifer Fountain; step-daughter: Jordan Birkert; step-son: Austen Long; grandson: Korey Chatham; brothers: Bryan and Steve Chatham; step-sister: Amanda Englert; and grandmother: Lois Whittington. He was preceded in death by his father: Bobby Chatham; wife: Amy Chatham; and grandson: Hayden Chatham. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Wakulla Springs State Park. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Forbes Funeral and Cremation Services, 2758 Coastal Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 32327. (850) 926-4407. Please share your memories, pictures and condolences for the family in the online guestbook at


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Published by Tallahassee Democrat on Jun. 16, 2019.
Celebration of Life
Wakulla Springs State Park
, FL
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Prayers for your family.
Anona Stetson
June 22, 2019
As you remember your love one, as God heals your broken hearts (Psalm 147:3), may your cherished memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength to endure.
June 21, 2019
David was my high school sweetheart. I loved him dearly and was glad to see that he found not one but two women who loved and cared for him deeply. My heart goes out to all family and friends during this time. My God find you and give you peace.
Cheryl Peacock
June 19, 2019
Thomas Johnson
June 16, 2019
Please accept my heartfelt condolences during this time of grief. May you be comforted by God's loving kindness John 6:40
June 15, 2019
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