TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Mar 26, 2015

Ret. Col. David F. Bautista died Saturday (March 21). He was 75. Bautista earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee after serving 30 years in the U.S. Army. He had a private practice in Elizabethton and was later appointed by then Gov. Ned McWherter to be Public Defender for the First Judicial District. Services will be Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremations Services. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Graveside service and inurnment will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Mountain Home National Cemetery.