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“My thoughts and prayers are with David's family and friends. Calvin H. Cherry Greater Georgia Life ”
1 of 23 | Posted by: Calvin Cherry - GA

“Val - we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Jeffrey and Nancy Heeder - GA

“Alvin, I am so sorry. I don't know what else to say. My thoughts are with you. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Chris Gooby - Savannah, GA

“Alvin, sorry for the lost of your son. My sympathy goes out to you & your family and you all are in my prayers. ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: BRIGESS JONES - SAVANNAH, GA

“Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. Ours prayers and thoughts will be with you. Pam Friendly Express #78 ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Pam - Waverly, GA

“Please know our hearts are broken with you, but our prayers will continue for you and your family during this hard time. May you know God's peace at...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. Peter Zack - Savannah, GA

“Val & family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this most difficult time of life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all now and...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Ann & Jim Beurle - Savannah, GA

“Being a parent myself there are no words that can fill such a void left in ones heart. Alvin and family it is with my deepest sympathy, love and...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Tom Burdess - Savannah, GA

“Alvin, I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. Ken ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Ken Dentice - Pooler, GA

“Dear McGrath Family, Please know that we are praying for your family and have been since we heard. Our prayer is that God would cover you with His...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Kathy Kohler - savannah, GA

“Alvin; My deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. If there is anything I can do, please let me know. My prayers are...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Allene Prall - Savannah, GA

“Alvin, My heart goes out to you on the loss of your son. My prayers and thoughts will be with you during this trying time. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Joy Wilkinson - Savannah, GA

“You have our deepest sympathy on your loss. Let us know of anything we can do to help out during this tragic time. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Dick and Cindi Evans - Savannah, GA

“Alvin, I am so deeply saddened by the sudden loss of your son. I have been thinking about you and your family since Thursday. I know this is a...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Jon Albright - Savannah, GA

“Our prayers are with your family and friends during this difficult time. We offer our deepest sympathies for your loss. May the Lord grant you His...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Caitlin Moultroup - Savannah, GA

“Alvin, Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. God will help you through this trying time. May Allen's memory be eternal. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Jimmy and Deena Stevens - GA

“The loss of a child is beyond words but I pray that God will strenghten and uplift you during this time. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Roger Flannery - Savannah, GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. David will be greatly missed, it felt as if he were a part of our family also. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Michelle Flynn / Lewis and Raulerson Carrier Group, LLC - GA

“We will always have fun memories of the times we all went camping with Troop 24. You were a part of our lives David. God Bless you and your family....Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: larry schmitz - savannah, GA

“I am deeply saddend at David's passing. He helped me many times during my years as a cubscout leader. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Peter Zack - Savannah, GA

“I love you David. And miss you tremendously. You were an amazing person. A big brother to me. Thank you for every thing. Rest in peace. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Jessica Smith - Savannah, GA

“I love you David. And miss you tremendously. You were an amazing person. A big brother to me. Thank you for every thing. Rest in peace. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Jessica Smith - Savannah, GA

“Our deepest condolances on you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with David's family and friends. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Jason & Christina Sitman - GA


David Allen McGrath, 28, died Thursday, April 7, 2011. David was born in Savannah, GA on July 19, 1982. He was a 2000 graduate of H.V. Jenkins High School and was active in R.O.T.C. He was also involved with the Boy Scouts of America and was a member of Troop 24 under the leadership of Bob English. During his tenure as a Boy Scout, David earned many awards, notably earning the title of Eagle Scout. He had worked in the trucking industry for the last nine years. David is survived by his parents, Valerie and Alvin McGrath, Jr.; maternal grandparents, Pat and Billy Kerley of Savannah; paternal grandparents, Sharon and Alvin McGrath of Boise, ID; brothers, Alvin McGrath, III of Savannah and Joseph McGrath and wife Caroline of Charleston, SC; sister, Katie McGrath of Savannah; girlfriend, Guerin Brown and her children, Tabbytha and Abbygail Brown, all of Brunswick, GA and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. The family will be receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2011 at St. James Catholic Church with a Vigil Service at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at St. James Catholic Church with burial following at the Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery. Following the burial a reception will be held at St. James Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Boy Scouts of America, 11900 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419.

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