David McKay

David Barron McKay

Asheville - David B. McKay, 78, of Asheville, died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center.

A native of Indianapolis, IN, Dave was a son of the late C. David and Juanita Freeman McKay.

Dave retired in 1997 from Proffitt's Department Store in the Biltmore Square Mall as the store's manager. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving his country from 1956 to 1958, reaching the rank of Sergeant.

Dave is survived by his wife, Betty McKay; sons, Jeff McKay and wife, Liz, of Austin, TX, and Scott McKay and wife, Lettie, of Detroit, MI; sister, Charlotte McKay and husband, Jim; brothers, John McKay and his recently deceased wife, Sharon, and Jim McKay and wife, Margaret; grandchildren, Hannah, Jack, and Bella; and several nieces and nephews.

A private family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, his family asks that memorials be made to CarePartners Hospice or CarePartners Home Health Services, P.O. 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Rd. is assisting the family and the online register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com.



Funeral Home

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3535

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Apr. 20, 2014