David Joseph Cheatham, 49, of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 24, 2012. He was a graduate of Salem High School, and an avid cyclist and reader. Preceding him in death were his parents, David Cheatham and Wanda Hylton. His surviving family includes his daughters, Kailey Cheatham and Kerra Cheatham; and many other loving family members and friends. The family would like to extend a special thanks to all who knew and loved him. He will be sadly missed by all. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 12 Noon at Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem with Rev. Eric Evans officiating. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.johnmoakey.com. The Cheatham family is being served by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home and Crematory in Salem, 540-389-5441.