February 28, 1947 ~ January 31, 2021
Born in: Hendersonville, North Carolina
Resided in: Lilburn, Georgia
David Wayne London, Sr., 73, of Lilburn, Georgia passed away on January 31, 2021.
He was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina on February 28, 1947 to Ollie Inez Gibbs and Ernest Clint London.
David moved to Georgia in the 1960’s. He had a lifelong love of cars! Over the course of his 50+ years working in the automotive industry, he wore many hats. He worked as a salesman, buyer, sales manager, and general manager for several Atlanta area dealerships. He enjoyed restoring and showing his 1967 Camaro RS/SS. David was an avid sports fan. He especially loved NASCAR, Braves baseball, Falcons football, and Georgia football.
David was a loving husband and father, and he was a great friend to many. He had a generous spirit and a huge soft spot for animals. He loved laughing and making others laugh. David loved the Lord, and he faithfully attended church every Sunday at Yellow River Baptist where he was a member.
David is survived by his wife Aura Pappaterra of Lilburn, GA; two children, Rhonda Willis of Hoschton, GA; David London, Jr. of Dawsonville, GA; one step-daughter, Stephanie Villalon of Miami, FL; three grandchildren, Joshua Willis of Clayton, GA; Anju and Karin London of Ako, Japan; one brother, Jack London of Hendersonville, NC; three nieces and one nephew, Leslie Padgett, Lisa Phillips, Patti Bennett and Todd London, all of Hendersonville, NC. He was preceded in death by both parents.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Yellow River Baptist Church, 3650 Five Forks Trickum Road SW, Lilburn, GA 30047. The family will receive friends at 1:30. Pastor Kevin Creasman will be officiating the service. Those who would like to attend the service virtually may stream the live service at https://www.youtube.com/c/YellowRiverBaptistLilburn/live or https://www.facebook.com/yellowriverbaptist/live_videos/
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his name to:
Yellow River Baptist Church- https://www.yellowriverbaptist.com/give
The Gwinnett Humane Society- https://www.gwinnetthumane.com/donate/