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Date published: 3/9/2014

David A. Townsend

David Alan Townsend, 60, of Fredericksburg passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.

David, a "Gentle Giant," was self-taught on computers, and enjoyed working at J.F. Fick for 33 years.

Survivors include his son, Daniel Petrie Townsend of Auburn, Ala.; brother Paul W. Townsend and his wife, Jenny, of Fredericksburg; sister Carol A. Collins of Roanoke; grandchild Aden Townsend of Auburn; and numerous nieces and nephews, J. Jason Bryant, Christopher W. Townsend, Tricia Keesling, Erin Card and Matthew Collins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald William Townsend and Doris Smith Townsend.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 10, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A funeral will be held at noon Tuesday, March 11, at the funeral home, with Pastor David Erickson officiating.

Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peace United Methodist Church General Fund, 801 Maple Grove Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.