David ‘Pappy’ Mainwaring, 83, died April 10, 2015, in Enumclaw.
He was born Aug. 12, 1931, and raised in Ridgefield, Wash. He joined the U.S. Navy during the Korean war and served as an electrical technician aboard the USS Norfolk. He attended Washington State College (last class prior to becoming WSU), graduating with an electrical engineering degree in 1959. His professional career was spent at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyards in Bremerton while living in Port Orchard. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.
He is survived by brother Derald of Long Beach; sons Chet and wife Mona of Port Orchard, Alan and wife Audrey of Enumclaw and Richard Peebles of Bremerton; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Bottemiller in 2010.
A committal service with full military honors will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, May 22, at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St. in Kent, followed by a gathering of family and friends at 4 p.m. at Wabash Church, 18325 S.E. 384th St. in Auburn.