Mr. David 'Red' Olmstead, Sr.

Mr. David "Red" Olmstead Sr., age 67, of Arnco, died at his residence on March 13, 2014.

He was born in Newnan on Jan. 21, 1947, to the late Elmer Olmstead and Virginia Lee Bryan Olmstead.

He was employed by William L Bonnell Co. in maintenance and served his country in the United States Marine Corps.

Surviving are his sons, Bryan Olmstead (Joy), Junior Olmstead (Lisa) and Cal Olmstead, all of Newnan; daughters, Jessica Harrison and Ann Boynton, both of Newnan; brother, Marshal Bryan (Tanya) of Rome; sister, Ruby Smallwood (Sandy) of Newnan; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 16 at Mt. Gilead Methodist Church with remains placed in state at the church at 2 p.m.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Saturday, 5-8 p.m.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723



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