David Larry Browning, Sr., 74, of Folkston, GA passed away Monday, November 9 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born July 1, 1946 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Barney Harold Browning, Sr. and Margaret Francis David Browning. He worked with his father in the family business, Barney Browning & Sons Fuel Oil Company. He was the Founder and Owner of Browning Chassis and Co Owner of Jax Raceway. He had a passion for horses and stock car racing. He was the former President and Vice-President of Bit-N-Spur Saddle Club and the current President of the Charlton County Saddle Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2-brothers: Eddie Browning, Sr. and James Frederick Browning.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years: Linda Browning; his children: David (Stephanie) Browning, Bonnie (Dennis, Sr.) Schoenfeld, Margie (Jeff) Flight and Lisa Browning; 2-brothers: Barney Harold Browning, Jr. and Archie Browning; 12-grandchildren and 9-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday, November 12 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 13 at 11:00 AM at Sand Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Trent Long officiating. Burial will follow in Racepond Cemetery at Sand Hill Baptist Church. Pallbearers will be Dennis Shoenfeld, Jr., Jeffery Flight, Jr., Billy Fraser, Michael Schoenfeld, Tyler Browning and Dylan Browning. Gage Browning and John Browning will serve and Jr. Pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sand Hill Baptist Church, 10380 US Highway 1, Folkston, Georgia 31537 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123.
Due to Covid-19, the family would like to ask all attendees to please follow the rules of social distancing and face masks are recommended at the service. Also, anyone that does not feel comfortable with attending the service, the family would like for you to know they understand and covet your prayers.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.