May 9, 1944 - January 8, 2022
David Dean Atteberry, age 77 of Manchester, TN passed away at 12:42 PM, Saturday, January 8, 2022, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN. A funeral service in his honor will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, January 17, 2022, at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. Reverend Dan Haifley will officiate. A committal service will immediately follow in Neoga Cemetery, Neoga, IL. The visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. David was born on May 9, 1944, in Fairfield, IL to the late Leonard and Hattie (Sneed) Atteberry. He married Joyce A. (Gilbert) Lewis on November 14, 2007; she survives and resides in Manchester, TN. He is also survived by two sons; Matt Atteberry and wife Dawn of Fresno, CA, Bruce Atteberry of Fresno, CA; one daughter, Diane Moore and husband Tony of Fort Dodge, IA; three stepdaughters, Debbie Beeson and husband Vince of Tuscola, IL, Carla Forster and husband Mike of Windsor, IL, Kelly Lewis of Louisville, KY; two brothers, Keith Atteberry and wife Pam of Chareston, IL, Alan Atteberry and wife Diane of AZ; two sisters, Diane Dickey and husband Joe of Mattoon, IL, Kathy Heath and husband Mike of Mayfield, KY; three grandchildren; nine step grandchildren; ten step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one stepson, Dallas Lewis, and two brothers, Carroll Atteberry and Robert Atteberry. David was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a dedicated member of the First Baptist Church in Tullahoma, TN. He also held a membership with the Motorcycle Group of Tullahoma in Tullahoma, TN. Driving a truck was a profession that was near to David’s heart and his love of the open road also carried over to his greatest passion, riding motorcycles. Taking trips with his wife, Joyce on his Honda Goldwing was something they both enjoyed. He also looked forward to traveling to visit their children and grandchildren as family was very important to David. A kind, humble, and caring family man, David will be missed by all. Memorial donations in his honor may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in his honor or share a memory with the family.
David Dean Atteberry, age 77 of Manchester, TN passed away at 12:42 PM, Saturday, January 8, 2022, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN. A funeral service in his honor will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, January 17, 2022, at Mitchell-Jerdan... View Obituary & Service Information
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