David Michael Gwaltney
David Michael Gwaltney “Mikey” of Jarrett passed away unexpectedly on March 16, 2019. Mikey served his country in the U.S. Army and worked for Bay Disposal. He loved the outdoors, especially riding his motorcycle or kayaking. He also loved to work out at Strong Temple Fitness. He never met a stranger and touched the heart of everyone he came in contact with. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Left to cherish his memory is father, Roy C. Gwaltney, Jr. and his wife, Yvonne; his mother, Kitty Michelle Ray Boyd; sisters, Tiffany Vick, Cynthia O’Laughlin, and Francis Boyd; grandparents, Barbara Ray, Ralph and Betty Whisenant, and Margaret Diane Nagele; nephews, David Allen O’Laughlin, Anthony James O’Laughlin, and Christopher Davidson, III and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, who include TC and Eddie Ray. Mikey was preceded in death by two special great-grandmothers, Jo Clary and Chasie Laine; grandfathers, Roy C. Gwaltney, Sr. and David Ray, and a niece, Alaina Jill O’Laughlin.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, March 23, 2019 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to STRONG Temple Fitness and Personal Training, 407 Halifax Street Emporia, VA 23847. Condolences may be posted at www.rwbakerfh.com.
R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Highway
Wakefield, VA 23888