David Nathaniel Moats

May 28, 1979 - October 21, 2023

David Nathaniel Moats, Sr., age 44, of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Franklin, WV, passed away on October 21, 2023, at his home. He was born on May 28, 1979, in Harrisonburg, VA, the son of Ann Price Harris of Timberville, VA, Michelle Moats of Grottoes, VA, and the late David Terry Moats. 

David was a 1997 graduate of Wellsville High School in Ohio. He enjoyed playing basketball, pool and being outdoors, especially in the mountains of West Virginia. David was very respectful, funny and kind, and he had a laugh that was contagious. He was a tall handsome man, who had a heart for helping others and loved his friends and family. David touched the heart of many and will forever be remembered and loved.

In addition to his mother, David leaves behind to cherish his memory: 2 daughters, Vanessa Ketterman of Petersburg, WV, Brooklyn Brophey of Wellsville, OH; 3 sons, Davon Moats of East Liverpool, OH, David Terry Moats. of Elkton, VA; David Nathaniel Moats, Jr. of Elkton, VA; 2 sisters, Jamila Blanchard of Elkton, VA; Kim (Price) Wimer of Broadway, VA; a brother, Shammara Blanchard of Grottoes, VA; and several aunts and cousins. 

David's family will receive friends on Saturday, November 4, 2023, 1-2 PM at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin, WV. A Celebration of Life will follow at 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Memorials may be made tot he family, c/o Basagic Funeral Home, POB 215, Franklin, WV 26807. Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.