Arthur David Jeffers

  • Born: September 1, 1953
  • Died: May 17, 2021
  • Location: Lavon, Texas

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

2343 Lake Rd.
Lavon, TX 75166

Tribute & Message From The Family

Arthur "David" Jeffers, 67, of Lavon, TX, passed away May 17, 2021. David was born September 1, 1953 in Corsicana, TX. His memory will be cherished and kept alive by his wife, Dixie, daughter Alicia Young and husband Matthew; daughter Natalie Morgan and husband Todd; grandchildren Travis Young, Trevor Young, Addyson Morgan and Preston Morgan.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Marjetta Cody and his brother Freddie Jeffers. He will be missed by best friends, Larry and Tinzar Holloway, numerous nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, extended family and friends.

David married Dixie Vinson on August 6, 1976. Together they raised their two daughters in Lavon, TX. He enjoyed sports, however, the Dallas Cowboys had a lifelong avid fan in David. He loved fishing, swimming, scuba diving, playing ice hockey, and cruising the Caribbean. In recent years he preferred to live life on island time.

Memorial service will be held Monday, May 24, 2021 at 11:00 am at Charles Smith and Son's Funeral Home 2343 Lake Road, Lavon, TX 75166.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the 1LT Robert F Welch III Charity (,) Tunnels to Towers ( or Foster Friends (


Condolence & Memory Journal

I will miss my Buddy David
Only knew him for a few years but we had a lifetime of laughs and conversation . He used to talk about his family and how much they meant to him .David may God bless you and your family ,we truly lost a good man here on on Earth ,mcondolences to his family

Posted by Robert Rodriguez - the Colony, TX - friend   July 07, 2021

Dixie, Alicia and Natalie,
I am so sorry about David. This has been such a difficult year for your family. You all have my deepest sympathy and are in my prayers. God bless y'all.

Posted by Catherine Gibb - Plano, TX   May 27, 2021

Dear Dixie and family, I worked with David for 15 years and he was a wonderful person. We shared our love for the Dallas Cowboys. Find strength in all your beautiful memories. May he Rest In Peace. Geri Basch

Posted by Geri Basch - Friend   May 23, 2021

Natalie, Alicia I cannot tell how sorry I was to hear about your dad. I was so saddened by the news. My heart felt sympathies go out to you and your sweet mom and extended family. Know that I will always be here for support. David was a good man, his memory will be treasured and he will be dearly missed.
Love you all

Posted by Wanda Hudson - Farmersville, TX - Family   May 22, 2021