David Eugene Essary
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David Eugene Essary
  • November 5, 1966 - July 31, 2017
  • Corinth, Mississippi

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A Celebration of Life service for David Essary, 50, are set for 12:00 noon Friday at Kossuth Baptist Church with Bro. Bruce Ingram and Bro. Keith Fields officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held Thursday 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home and Friday 11:00 until service time at the church.

Mr. Essary died July 31, 2017 at University Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. He was born November 5, 1966 to Gerald and Gladys Ree Beasley Essary, he was of the Baptist faith and a 1984 graduate of Corinth High School. David was self-employed in trucking and construction. Affectionally known as "Lil Bub" he enjoyed working, grilling, hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Ree Beasley Essary.

He is survived by his wife, Christy Wright Essary; son, Tanner Essary; daughter, Katie Ree Essary, his father, Gerald Essary and his wife Beebe; his second mom, Sarah Strickland Kennedy, sister, Donna Essary Wooten; brothers, Doug (Cathy) Essary, Craig (Cindy) Essary; his father and mother-in-law, Dave and Carol Wright; brother-in-law, Craig (Charlotte) Wright; grandmother-in-law, Clara Louise Schoenberger; his nieces and nephews, Robin Morrow, Jim Byars, Autumn (Josh) Boren, Allison (Cody) Coleman, Alan Essary, Whitney (David) Bolton, Jesse (Melissa) Curtis, Kaleb Ligon, Jacob Essary, Ryleigh Wright, Ryan Wright and 13 great-nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Randy Hill, Tony Ferguson, Keith Mullins, Steve Wilbanks, Eric Price and Mike Switcher.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Condolences can be left at www.memorialcorinth.com

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home.