††† David Mangus, 33,† of Mullin, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, in Mills County, the victim of an automobile accident. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Chapel in Goldthwaite. Interment will follow at Duren Cemetery in Mills County. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Stacy-Wilkins Chapel.

††† David was born Dec. 12, 1975, in Odessa, the son of Frank and Peggy Davis Mangus. He was married to Shannon Wilkins on July 3, 1998, in Mullin.

††† He was self-employed and a welder.

††† He is survived by his wife Shannon Mangus; three children, Dustin, Sidney and J.C. Mangus; his parents, Frank and Peggy Mangus of Andrews, Texas; four brothers, Richard Mangus, Jason Mangus, Mark Mangus and Rowdy Darrough; two sisters, Maria Ritchey and Jamie Rosson; in-laws, John Carl and Sue Smith of Mullin; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

††† He is preceded in death by both of his grandfathers.

††† Pallbearers for the service will be Todd Rutherford, Travis Slate, Jonathan Smith, Jason Smith, Jamie Smith and Alan Maxey.

††† Friends of the family have set up a fund at TexasBank in Brownwood to help Davidís widow and children during this difficult time. Donations to the Shannon Mangus Family Fund can be made at any of the TexasBank branch locations.