David Lynn Shires


David Lynn Shires, 45, of Nacogdoches, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, in Nacogdoches.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Holly Springs Baptist Church in Nacogdoches with Bro. Bobby Smith officiating.  Interment will follow at Walton Cemetery in Panola County.

Mr. Shires was born March 20, 1974, in Center, to Thomas Shires and Mary Cranford Shires.  He was a code enforcement officer for the City of Nacogdoches.  Mr. Shires was a member of Milam Masonic Lodge No. 2 in Nacogdoches and Holly Springs Baptist Church.

He is survived by: 
His daughter: Brylynn Danielle Shires of Nacogdoches

Sister: Mary Pyle and husband Johnny of Whitehouse

Brother: Stephen Shires of Center

Nephews and nieces: 
John and Mandy Pyle of Whitehouse
Jeff Pyle and wife Joy of Joinerville
Scarlet Shires of Center
Ella Shires of Center

Numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Shires and Mary Cranford Shires.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202 or www.diabetes.org.

Pallbearers will be Mike McGhen, Eric Couch, Chadwick Christian, Charles Bennett, Keith McCoy, and Tony Hight.  Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Bennett, Ryan Starns, Jeremy Lawson, Keith Goodwin, Ed Tice Jr., Mike Tice, Stacy Cranford, Brent Hight, and Jim Ed Matthews.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com