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David Ring

December 29, 1938 — January 1, 2022

David Ring

David Ring, 84, of Kingsport, died Saturday night, January 1, 2022 at Holston Valley Medical Center, following an extended period of poor health. He was born in Pound, VA, and lived in Kingsport since early childhood. David graduated from Sullivan High School, class of 57, where he played football. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of Arcadia United Methodist Church, the Moose and Eagles Lodges, and he retired from Eastman.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Iva Ring and several brothers. Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Charlene C. Ring; daughter, Laura Ring Chang and husband Curtis; son, Jeremy Ring; grandson, William Lee Ring; six brothers; fourteen half-brothers and sisters; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends, Monday, January 10, 2022 from 6-7pm at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport. The funeral service will be conducted at 7pm in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Grover Starnes officiating.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 10:00am at Mountain Home.

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Visitation

Monday, January 10, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport

117 E Charlemont Ave, Kingsport, TN 37660

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 10, 2022

Starts at 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport

117 E Charlemont Ave, Kingsport, TN 37660

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

Mountain Home National Cemetery

53 Memorial Ave, Johnson City, TN 37604

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