David R. Walden, 60, of Boulder, passed away Nov. 1 at his home, suddenly and unexpectedly of natural causes. David was born June 10, 1953, in Dallas, to Hubert and Helen Walden. He grew up in Mesquite, Texas and graduated from Mesquite High School in 1972. He married the love of his life Norma L. Mansfield July 29, 1978; to this union were born their two children, Melissa and Derrick.
David worked for the Sublette County Road and Bridge Department.
In his free time, he enjoyed softball, pool, fishing and the boat club. He especially loved the times when he could enjoy his hobbies with his family. David was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church; He loved the Lord Jesus Christ and has had a relationship with his Savior since 1966.
David is survived by his wife Norma; daughter Melissa Alphin, of Boulder; Son Derrick Walden, of Forney, Texas; mother Helen Walden; sisters Janice Pedersoli of Winnsboro, Texas and Linda Singleton of Lewisville, Ken.; grandchildren Jennifer, Isaac, Christina and Jacob Alphin, Brayden Fritzel, Marissa Gramley, Janna Burwell, Chloe Burwell and Kayla Jefferies.
He is preceded in death by his father Hubert Walden and brother Ronny Walden.
A memorial funeral service will be held Nov. 6 at 11 a.m. at the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Pinedale. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Red Cliff Bible Camp, P.O. Box 846, Pinedale, WY 82941.
He was a man that truly knew what it meant to be a friend. A loving giving friend that laughed often, loved much and will be celebrating with his Savior forever. Online condolences can be left at covillfuneralhome.com
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