David Cardwell

Cardwell (center, rear) with the Generals' volleyball team.

William Campbell Volleyball Coach David Cardwell passed away earlier this week.

According to a Robinson Funeral Home obituary, Cardwell passed away on Wednesday, April 7.

Cardwell previously coached Appomattox High School's volleyball team as well.

In a post yesterday afternoon the William Campbell Volleyball Facebook page called Cardwell's death "unexpected and heartbreaking news."

"We're playing for you Coach Cardwell!" The post reads. "You will be missed."