OBITUARY

Samuel "David" Brister

January 29, 1941February 28, 2018
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Samuel David Brister, age 77, of Columbus, GA, passed away on Febraury 28, 2018. His funeral service will be Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 2:00 pm with a visitation 1 hr prior to services at Striffler-HambyMortuary, Columbus.

David was born on January 29, 1941, in Leesville, LA; he is the son of Jesse Samuel Brister and Mildred Marie Peavy. David served in the U.S. Air Force. After his service David graduated from LSU with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. He worked as a CPA in Texas, as an auditor for the Department of Defense in Washington, D.C., and then as a real estate appraiser in Columbus, GA. Throughout his life David was a member of various churches where he lived, including Leesville Baptist Church, Unity Church of Dallas and here in Columbus, he was a member of St Mark’s UMC. He was also a member of N.H. Bray Masonic Lodge in Slagle, LA, serving as a faithful member for 50 years.

David is preceded in death by his parents, and a nephew, Ethan Andrew Brister. Survivors include; his daughters Candace Kelli Brister (Alvin) Oliver, Amber Rene’ Brister (James Simons); a grandson Alexander William Oliver; one brother Howard Louis (Martha Jo) Brister; two nieces,Dannelle Marie Brister Ranger and Lynnette Alice Brister Offtut; and one nephew, Shane Nathaniel Brister.

In lieu of flowers would you please consider a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Pulmonary Program at the UCLA School of Medicine. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www. shcolumbus.com for the Brister family.

Services

  • Funeral Service Sunday, March 4, 2018
REMEMBERING

Samuel "David" Brister

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L Moore

March 8, 2018

My sincere condolences to the family at this time of loss. Even Jesus wept at the loss of a loved one. Please draw comfort from the scriptural promises at Acts 24:15 and Rev 21:3, 4.

March 5, 2018

To the family You are not alone during this time of sorrow and pain. May God give your family strength and comfort to help you endure this loss. As you remember your beloved one, the God of peace give you comfort and peace in every way. May you find Strength from the love and care that surrounds you and comfort in the memories that you shared. Please accept my sincere condolences. 2 Thessalonians 3:16

Wanda S . Ohio

Lisa Bryan

March 5, 2018

Thank you, David for the "dance" and the hopes and dreams shared. You aren't waiting any longer. You've found the best and really the only revaluation there could ever be. You will be remembered and leave a beautiful family to greet and welcome many years down the road. Thank you for including me. ~ Lisa~

Lisa Jones

March 4, 2018

Govnr, I am really going to Miss you♡♡ No more hearing your voice calling me Miss Lisa ♡♡ I wish we could have taking that train ride from Vancouver to Alaska. Love you

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Biography

Samuel David Brister, age 77, of Columbus, GA, passed away on Febraury 28, 2018. His funeral service will be Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 2:00 pm with a visitation 1 hr prior to services at Striffler-HambyMortuary, Columbus.

David was born on January 29, 1941, in Leesville, LA; he is the son of Jesse Samuel Brister and Mildred Marie Peavy. David served in the U.S. Air Force. After his service David graduated from LSU with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. He worked as a CPA in Texas, as an auditor for the Department of Defense in Washington, D.C., and then as a real estate appraiser in Columbus, GA. Throughout his life David was a member of various churches where he lived, including Leesville Baptist Church, Unity Church of Dallas and here in Columbus, he was a member of St Mark’s UMC. He was also a member of N.H. Bray Masonic Lodge in Slagle, LA, serving as a faithful member for 50 years.

David is preceded in death by his parents, and a nephew, Ethan Andrew Brister. Survivors include; his daughters Candace Kelli Brister (Alvin) Oliver, Amber Rene’ Brister (James Simons); a grandson Alexander William Oliver; one brother Howard Louis (Martha Jo) Brister; two nieces,Dannelle Marie Brister Ranger and Lynnette Alice Brister Offtut; and one nephew, Shane Nathaniel Brister.

In lieu of flowers would you please consider a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Pulmonary Program at the UCLA School of Medicine. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www. shcolumbus.com for the Brister family.