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BLUEFIELD David Brian Bourne, 56 of Littlesburg Road, Bluefield died Monday, December 18, 2017 at a Charleston Hospital. Born June 4, 1961 in Bluefield, he was a son of G. Steve Bourne Sr. and Lillian Bourne. A graduate of Bluefield State College, David had worked most of his life in sales. He enjoyed writing and performing country music both locally and in Nashville, TN. He had a love of the outdoors and a passion for adventure like no other.
"I refuse to be defined by, or limited by any illness. I will continue to ride horses, scuba dive, skydive, hunt, fish and all other things I love to do. I am not leaving this world until my Savior is ready for me to and I believe at that point nothing can keep me here one second longer and nothing can take me one second sooner. So I will live my life to the fullest and the rest is in God's hands." - David
In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Roxanne Bourne and niece, Jamie Bourne.
Surviving are his children, Josh Bourne and wife, Lisa of Abingdon, VA, and Holly Bourne of Raleigh, NC, brothers: Steve Bourne and wife, Vicki of Bluefield, VA and Rick Bourne of Bluefield, WV, two grandchildren: Grace and Micah Bourne, nephews and nieces: Jeremy Bourne, Ryan Bourne, Hillary Griffin and Kathleen Elswick.
Memorial services for David will be Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chad Lambert, officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until the service hour.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial donation be made, if desired, to the Bluefield Union Mission, 2203 Bluefield Ave., Bluefield, WV 24701.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting www.mercerfuneralhome.com
Mercer Funeral Home of Bluefield is serving the Bourne family.

'I'm free from social ties that tend to bind me or to live the life that wasn't meant for me. Competing for the things that have no meaning, I'm wealthy in my mind because I'm free'
Published on December 25, 2017
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