The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


January 30, 2014

David Quillin Jr.

— The funeral for David Hiram Quillin Jr., 75, of Madison will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at McConnell Funeral Home with Terry Thomas, Gary Heard and Doran Smith officiating. Burial will be in Madison City Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Quillin passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at home.

David Quillin Jr. was born Feb. 13, 1938, in Madison County to Dave Hiram Quillin Sr. and Minnie Elizabeth Quillin. He retired from John Blue as a supervisor after 43 years.

Mr. Quillin was a member of Heavens Way Baptist Church. He coached baseball and softball a lot of years and loved to fish. He was in the Navy Reserve for four years.

Mr. Quillin was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Michael Quillin; one brother, Wayne Quillin; and two sisters, Barbara Hagood and Elenor Steadman.

Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Juanita Quillin; three sons, Craig Quillin and wife Sharon, Kenny Quillin, Carlton Elliott and wife Kim; two brothers, Wilson Quillin and Jackie Quillin; five grandchildren, Josh Quillin, Jake Quillin, April Smith, Elizabeth Smith and Michelle Thornton; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Carlton Elliot, Joe Quillin, Tyler Smith, Ed Shaney Felt, Lee Hagood and Alton Craig. The honorary pallbearer is Jerry Bryant.

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