David A. Rawls of Waukesha passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 30, 2023 at the age of 68. He was born in Houston, Texas on May 8, 1954 the son of Ernest and Margie (nee Burdine) Rawls. On September 15, 1984 he married Karen (nee Smith) and together they have been members of Lakewood Baptist Church. David had a passion for music and playing guitar, enjoyed writing and football but most of all cherished his family.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 38 years, Karen; his children, Jonathan (Holly) Rawls, Sarah (Matt) Behnke, Rachel (Tyler) Veit, Michael (Savanha) Rawls and Rebecca Rawls; his grandchildren, Lily and Ben Rawls; Ruthie Behnke; Adalyn and Caleb Veit; and Scarlett Rawls; his sister Lisa (Jerry) Hoover; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was greeted in heaven by his grandsons Miles and Paul Behnke, brother Johnny Rawls and his parents.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Christopher Hake and the team at the ProHealth Cancer Center for their incredible support and care.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 3, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. until the 6:00 p.m. memorial service at Lakewood Baptist Church, W274 N1490 Riverland Drive, Pewaukee, WI 53072. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1250 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (
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For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. Philippians 1:21