David Wayne Avery , age 59 of Marietta, passed away suddenly on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. A Marietta native, David graduated from Marietta High School in 1973 and was a 33-year employee of Lockheed Martin. He was the son of the late Lucille Deal Avery and James Belan Avery. David is survived by his father, James; his wife, Dorothie (Dottie) Avery; a daughter, Kathleen (Michele) Long; a son, Jared Avery; two grandchildren, Cody and Isabella; his brother, Tony Cranfill; and several nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his mother Lucille Avery and his brother Nicky J. Avery. He was an avid motorcyclist and loved to play with his grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Carmichael Funeral Home Chapel in Marietta with the Rev. Richard Hemphill officiating. Interment will follow at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to p.m. Tuesday evening, at the Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta (770) 424-4924.