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Leak Memory Chapel

945 Lincoln Road, Montgomery, AL

OBITUARY

David Franklin Prince

December 28, 1939June 10, 2017

Mr. David Franklin Prince entered into rest at home on Saturday, June 10, 2017, after a courageous three-year battle with esophageal cancer. Mr. Prince was born in Lee County, AL on December 28, 1939, the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Walter McIntyre Prince. He graduated in the Class of 1958 from Columbus (GA) High School. He attended the University of Georgia, where he earned a degree in Business Administration in 1963 and was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. Following his graduation, he attended Officer Training School at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX. He served in the Vietnam War in 1967 and 1968 at Cam Ranh Air Base and was honorably discharged as a Captain. Mr. Prince was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church and is survived by his wife of 34 years, Camilla Webber Prince; daughters, Rachael Prince Peek (Will), Elizabeth Rutland Weigle (Reed); and sons David Franklin Prince Jr., Stuart Swift Prince (Denise), James Wells Rutland IV (Rachel) and Arthur Pelzer Webber Rutland (Marilena); and a sister, Joanne Prince Pair (Doyle). He was pre-deceased by his brother Walter McIntyre Prince Jr. He was loved and adored by nineteen grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Trinity Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, June 13 at 1:00 pm followed by memorial services at 2:00 pm with the Rev. Claude E. McRoberts officiating. A private burial service will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers include grandsons Roland Guy Peek II, Pelzer Whitt Rutland, James Wells Rutland V, John Gunby Peek, Randolph Grayson Rutland and brother-in-law Joel David McClinton Sr. Honorary pallbearers include Mobley Gordon Estes, Gary Lon Griffin, Henry Woodruff Swift Jr., James Edward Norris Jr., Morris Philip Wynn Jr., William R. Griffin, and Emery Kyle Kyser. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1728 S Hull Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 or Hospice of Montgomery, 1111 Holloway Park, Montgomery, AL 36117.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 13, 2017
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Memories

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June 22, 2017

David and I were KA brothers at UGA in the early 1960's. What a great person. I can visualize his smile and his little laugh. David and I graduate the same day in May 1963. He was the only KA I saw that day. I remember David mentioning Camilla during our days a Georgia. - Glenn Harper, Montgomery, Alabama

Tom Queen

June 13, 2017

I was saddened to see David's obituary. I worked for David's company Prince Contracting during summers in high school and college. My condolences to his family.

Joy Chastain

June 12, 2017

Camilla, please know that you have been the best comfort to David throughout his life and especially during his battle with cancer. Rachael always told me what an amazing support u have been to her dad, and she and her brothers greatly appreciate that love. I have SUCH fond and sweet memories of going to the beach with y'all w Rachael when we were little. I wish amd pray for your strength in the days ahead. With much love, Joy