David Allen Ottinger, 62, of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019, in a local health care center.
Born in Whitwell, Tn., David had lived in Chattanooga and Hixson most of his life.
David was formerly employed with Rock City for several years and was a member of First Church of Fort Oglethorpe.
David was so excited about going to heaven and asked if he would get to play the guitar with Elvis when he got there.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin (Doc) and Patty Ottinger; sister, Bernice Ottinger; uncles and aunts, Norman Ottinger; Rusty ,Vicki and Betty Ottinger; Billy and Ann Ottinger; and cousin, Del Ottinger.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Jeanette Ottinger; sister, Reba (Buster) Davis, Red Bank; brother, Leslie (Susie) Ottinger, Crossville; many nieces and nephews; aunt, Joyce Ottinger; cousins, Gail Farris, both of Montgomery, Al.; Randy and Barry Ottinger, both of Wetumpka, Al.; Marty Ottinger, Harrison; Curtis and Tim Ottinger, both of Ooltewah; special friends, Ronda Walker and Jill McBee.
Condolences may be sent to David’s family at www.heritagechattanooga.com.
Special thanks to the staff of Health Center at Standifer Place for the excellent care.
There will be a private family service held.
Arrangements are Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel.