2021 Obituaries

David O. Puckett, III, 62

1958 - February 12, 2021

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Tupelo-One of Tupelo’s most beloved citizens and humanitarians, David O. Puckett, III, son of the late D.O. Puckett, Jr. and Betty Armistead Puckett and husband of Mary Puckett, died Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2021 after complications from kidney failure at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  He was 62.  David was legally blind much of his life but had a distinguished career in banking and in service philanthropic causes that benefited so many in the Tupelo area.  He was a longtime member of the Board of Directors of the Regional Rehabilitation Center in Tupelo, CDF, United Way and other great causes. He provided statewide leadership over the years in causes for the Blind and Visually Imparted. David was an affable man whose caring attitude and sterling personality endeared him to many in our area.

Holland Funeral Directors will be announcing his arrangements pending the outcome of the winter storm forecast over the weekend and into the first of the week.

Memorials may be made to the Regional Rehabilitation Center, 915 Pegram Drive, Tupelo, MS. 38801.Condolences may be e mailed to

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