David Lee VanHook

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David Lee VanHook

March 04, 2019

David Lee VanHook David Lee "Hollerhead" VanHook, 58, of Fayetteville, died March 4th.
He was the beloved companion of Sharon Kessler and the dear father of Louisa Burgess.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no formal services.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary.
Published on March 6, 2019
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Mason Maddox Jr
Mar 09, 2019
So sorry for your loss Sending thoughts and prayers to all
Sharon I am so sorry you are going through this loss
Katelyne Cogar
Mar 09, 2019
Oh, Hollahead. My entire life you gave me pure hell. But in a good funny way of course. From you and Sharon making me believe that she was a witch, to telling on me when I jumped out the front door, which had no porch or steps at the time, to sneak out as a kid. Of course I never lived that down. I was then nicknames Jumper from that point. Lol! It wasn’t always that though, you also had my back always. You protected me like I was your own. If something didn’t seem right, you was on it.
Ugh, this is hard...
Even my daughter wants to ride the four wheeler down to see Hollahead.
Or how could I forget when we went to the movies and you narrated the whole thing. And honestly it wasn’
...t a funny movie until you did. You made the movie, hands down. Basically I can’t think of any moments with you that weren’t great and funny. You could turn anyone’s frown upside down. You couldn’t be in your presence and not smile. It takes a special person to do that, and you Hollahead, were a very special person.
I won’t forget the moment I called my Dad and he couldn’t even talk. The moment he found out that he had passed. Hollahead had not only been a neighbor and lifelong friend, but had become one of the only people my Dad was still close to in life. And I couldn’t thank Hollahead enough for that. I cannot imagine what Sharon, Louisa, and his whole family is going through. I just hope you all know that my family and I love you guys and will be there if y’all need anything at all. Life just won’t be the same without him.
Everyone you ever met in life will miss you Hollahead. We all Love you and I know you’re looking down on us mad that we’re all upset. No matter what you will live in all of our hearts and minds forever and ever ❤️
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Jerod Burgess
Mar 08, 2019
"Whata' you say now?" Is what you heard almost everytime you walked up on the porch at his house. I loved him like my own dad and will miss him always. Our relationship started off kind of rocky, like any relationship between a father and his daughters boyfriend would be. But over time we became close friends sitting on his porch talking about everything and nothing all at the same time. We would talk about deer hunting, guns, knives, day to day life. At Christmas time we would sit around the table and laugh and open presents I will miss his unique personality I will miss our talks that were just between us. My biggest regret is I never called him dad, and I truly feel like I did become his ...son. I would have done anything for him and I feel like he would have done anything for me as well. At the end of the day he always left you with the same saying " Glad you got to see me." And you know what, I am so thankful I did get to see him and to know him. We love you and miss you dad and will always think about you.Read more
Alvin Kowalsky
Mar 08, 2019
I remember when Louisa and Jerod got married, could not be a more beautiful bride and day matter of fact. When it was over I was talking to my brother in law David Burgess, and Holler Head he was very happy man being able to walk Louisa down the aisle he was Happy the he was getting Jerod as a son in law full of life he was a very proud of Louisa. Glad I got to meet and talk with him.
Louisa Burgess
Mar 08, 2019
It doesn't seem real that your gone yet. I dont have the words to Express how much I miss you. I know I should be remembering the time we had together instead of thinking about the time we should have together. You were only 55 (they have your age wrong) we should have had many more years together. I'm glad you got to meet my kids though. Lexie doesn't completely understand and Colton screams papaw everytime he sees your picture and it breaks my heart over an over again. I miss you so much dad
natasha bragg
Mar 08, 2019
A special person that when before his time that left two strong women behind .You will be loved and missed .