David Lawrence Blancett Sr., 83, of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. David was a Life Member of The Million Dollar Roundtable. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 698 and the Alhambra Shrine Temple. David attended the first Presbyterian Church. He was the owner of the Blancett Insurance Agency for many years. David enjoyed art, music and playing golf. David was preceded in death by his first wife, Marilyn Holder Blancett; parents, Lawrence and Ava Mae Blancett. David is survived by his wife, Sue Blancett; four sons, David, Brian, Todd and Zachary Blancett; stepson, Colyn (Rebekah) Shirley; granddaughter, Marilyn (Abby) Blancett; grandsons, Josh Blancett and Nick and Thomas Shirley; great-grandson, Zeke Blancett; brother, Jerry (Frances) Blancett; sister, Judy (Bill) Howard The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today, Dec. 11, and from noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Chattanooga Funeral Home-North Chapel. The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the funeral home chapel with The Rev. Sam Payne officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen, P.O. Box 11203, Chattanooga, TN 37401. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com. Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.