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David Dwayne Havens

September 11, 1961 ~ April 2, 2021 (age 59)

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David D. Havens, age 59 of Roanoke, passed away Friday, April 2, 2021 at the Veterans Medical Center of Salem.

David was born in Roanoke and was the son of the late Frank Havens and Thelma Dunavan Havens, who survives. He lived in the area all of his life.

David served with The United States Marine Corps and was a steel worker with John Hancock Steel. He enjoyed spending time and raising his grandson Frankie.

In addition to his father, David was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Ellen Havens and is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Havens; adopted daughters: Tasha Saul and April Wood; grandson, Frankie Havens; his mother, Thelma Havens; and two sisters: Linda Havens and Rebecca Wiseman, both of Roanoke.

A service honoring David’s life will be 1:00pm Tuesday, April 6 at Rader Funeral Home, 630 Roanoke Road Daleville with Pastor Peggy Brown officiating. Entombment will be at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-8pm Monday. For those with concerns regarding COVID-19 and social distancing, David’s service will be livestreamed at

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 4/6/2021 at 01:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of David Dwayne Havens, please visit our floral store.


April 5, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rader Funeral Home
630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083

April 6, 2021

1:00 PM
Rader Funeral Home
630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083

Video is available for this event


Old Dominion Memorial Gardens
7271 Cloverdale Road
Roanoke, VA 24019

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