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David Eugene Elder Sr.

February 5, 1949 — August 9, 2019

David Eugene Elder, Sr., age 70 of Taylorsville passed away at his residence on August 9, 2019 after a period of declining health. Born to the late Donald Eugene Elder, and Lucille Bentley Elder. David was a longtime member of Wayfound Baptist Church, loved fishing, working on his 66 Mustang, going to church and enjoyed hanging out with family and his son at the C&D Motor Sports.
David was preceded in death by both parents, his wife of 42 years Peggy Ann Meredith Elder and a grandson Jamie Eugene Elder.
Those left to cherish the memories of David include one son, David Elder, Jr. and wife Crystal of Taylorsville, daughter, Michelle Ranee Elder Weaver of Greensboro, a sister, Dianne Beal and husband Mike, a brother, Robert “Bobby” Elder and wife Mary, sister-in-law Hilda Kennedy and husband Russell, four grandchildren: Andrew Garcia, Justin, Hunter and Hannah Matlock.

Visitation will be held at Alexander Funeral Service on August 10, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm with a graveside service following immediately at Wayfound Baptist Church Cemetery in Hiddenite. Rev. Jim Bowmen, Rev. Michael White and Rev. Jeff White will be officiating.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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Saturday, August 10, 2019

1:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wayfound Baptist Church Cemetery

560 Wayfound Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636

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