David Lee Elkins

September 10, 1953April 10, 2019

David Lee Elkins, 65, of Martinsville passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He was born September 10, 1953 in High Point, NC. to the late George Guyer Elkins and Nancy Virginia Dixon Elkins.

He is survived by his wife, Laura J. Elkins; daughters, Sarah Klingman and husband Justin of Holly Springs, NC and Melissa Coleman and husband Jamie of Fairfax, VA; sister, Polly Rosenstein and husband Dan; brother, Buck Elkins and wife Shelley; grandchildren, Lily, Harrison and Evelyn Klingman; two nieces and two nephews.

Mr. Elkins was a member of First United Methodist Church and taught the Open Arms Sunday School class for over 25 years. He was a graduate of High Point University and was owner/operator of the Carpet Shoppe in Martinsville.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on April 22, 2019 at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Keith Ritchie officiating.

The family requests no flower, but rather have donations to the Martinsville Henry County SPCA 132 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville, VA 24112;Clothes Closet/Food Bank Ministry of the First United Methodist Church of Martinsville, 146 East Main Street, Martinsville, VA 24112; Teamwork Ministries, City of Hope, P.O. Box 4001, Martinsville, VA 24115.


22 April

Memorial Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

First United Methodist Church

146 E. Main Street
Martinsville, Virginia


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Susan Sayrs

April 21, 2019

Memories of David are of a very kind and gentle soul who served and cared deeply about others.
Our sympathy to Laura, Buck & Polly and to all who loved him.
Susan & Jim Sayrs

David Hundley

April 18, 2019

David and I were best of friends in High School. We hung out together, went to parties together, and played in a band together. David was a wonderful person, a kind and gentle soul who will be missed by anyone who knew him or interacted with him.