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David W. Musselwhite

November 11, 1952 ~ April 7, 2021 (age 68)

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David W. Musselwhite, age 68 of 124 George Street, Vienna, Georgia, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia. 

Born in Thomasville, Georgia, he was the son of the late Luther Ryles Musselwhite and Thedis Rudd Musselwhite. 

David worked in law enforcement for Dooly County for 45 years. He retired as the Chief of Police for the Vienna Police Department, then later worked as a captain for the Dooly County Sheriff's Department in 2009, where he was currently employed. In his spare time, David enjoyed being a beekeeper and working with wood.

Survivors include:
Wife: Gale Musselwhite of Vienna

Son: Willie Musselwhite (Heather) of Vienna

Michelle Musselwhite Smith (Shawn) of Vienna
Marsha Musselwhite Henington (George) of Smiths Station, AL

Tyler Jones
Zach Musselwhite
Blair Musselwhite
Emma Brown
Keira Musselwhite
Madison Henington
Charlie Henington

Daniel Musselwhite of Kathleen
Billy Musselwhite of Vienna

Winnie Musselwhite Davis (Bruce) of Pinehurst
Lee Abanathy of Vienna

He was preceded in death by his brother, Luther R. Musselwhite, Jr. and his sister, Nancy Musselwhite Herndon. 

Graveside services will be held at 2 pm Monday, April 12 in Vienna City Cemetery.

The family will greet friends 1-3 pm Sunday, April 11 at the funeral home. 

Memorial gifts may be made to The Jeffrey Vaden Chavis House, 1109 Medical Center Dr. #6, Augusta, Georgia, 30909. 

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements. 


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April 11, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home - Vienna
1411 East Union Street
Vienna, GA 31092

Graveside Service
April 12, 2021

2:00 PM
Vienna City Cemetery
Woodward Street
Vienna, GA 31092

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