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David Scott Brainerd

David Scott Brainerd, age 49, of Vandervoort, Arkansas passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock from a massive brain hemorrhage. He was born on Thursday, March 12, 1970 to Philip and Mary Lou Brainerd in Des Moines, Iowa.

David was a member of the First Christian Church in Mena when he moved to Vandervoort he regularly attended Vandervoort Baptist Church. David enjoyed deer hunting, playing golf, spending time with friends and family and loved his children and God. David was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

David is survived by wife, Shlinda Brainerd of Vandervoort; four sons, Jack Brainerd and Paul Brainerd both of Conway and Brayden Atchley and Corbyn Long both of Vandervoort; three daughters, Brandi McMellon of Mena, Anna Brainerd of Conway and Allie Atchley of Vandervoort; his father and mother, Philip and Mary Lou Brainerd of Mena; two brothers and sisters in law, Richard and Robin Castor of Mena and Brad and Tina Castor of Mena; one grandson, Blaine Davy of Mena; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service was held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the First Christian Church in Mena with Brother Gary Garrett and Brother Aaron Anglin officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202.

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