David Carl “Big Dave” Redmon age 73 of Smithville, passed away Monday morning at his residence. He was born September 26, 1941 to his parents, the late Joseph Redmon and Stella Moore Redmon Clark. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, David Ray Redmon; step-father, George Clark; sisters, Judy Minnear, Virginia Herron, Ida Mai Benoitt; brother, Dwight Redmon. He attended the Washington Avenue Baptist Church in Cookeville. David was retired from the Tennessee Highway Patrol and was a retired nurseryman. Survivors include his daughter, Wetonia “Sissy” Redmon of Smithville; 3 grandchildren, Bradley (Misty) Redmon, Ashley Redmon (Gary) Murray, Hailey Danielle Redmon; 6great-grandchildren, Michael White, Chrissy White, Emmalee Redmon, Elijah Redmon, Ezraya Gingerich, Logan David Murray; 2 brothers, J.R. Redmon and Dwayne Redmon both of Smithville; special friends, Mary Huffines and William Morris. Funeral services will be conducted 2PM Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial to follow in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday 4PM until 8PM and Wednesday 10AM until the time of the service at 2. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.