David Owensby

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David Harry Owensby CHARLOTTE - Mr. Owensby, 84 of Charlotte died Friday, October 25, 2013, at the W.G. "Bill" Hefner VA Medical Center. David was born August 24, 1929, in Cleveland County, NC a son of the late Columbus and Mary Erwood Owensby. David was a member of Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church and played the organ for the special education department at the church. He had a deep baritone voice and sang in the Billy Graham Crusade Choir, Sunago Singer Choir and the Singing Men of America. David also played Santa Claus for many years and worked at the Charlotte Museum of History. Mr. Owensby was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War. In addition to his parents David was preceded in death by his wife, Linda; sister, Mary Francis Murchinson and brother, Paul M. Owensby. Survivors include his brothers, Lamar Owensby and Palmer Owensby and wife, Gail and his extended church family at Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church. Funeral service for Mr. Owensby will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn West Cemetery. The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the Special Education Department at Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church, 1117 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203. Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, 1111 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC. Please share condolences online at www.hankinsandwhittington.com

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Hankins & Whittington
1111 East Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203
(704) 333-6116
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Published in Charlotte Observer on Oct. 29, 2013
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