GASTONIA - David Lee Hunsucker, 86, of 2920 Berwick Lane, passed away peacefully on Jan. 27, 2013, at his residence.
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He was a native of Cabarrus County, born Aug. 20, 1926, to the late John David and Clidie Mae Keller Hunsucker.
David was a member of the Lutheran Chapel Church and a US Army veteran. He was also on the Historical work Committee of NC Lutheran Syned. He was a member of the NC Retired School Personnel, AHOY Seniors Exercise Class, Chapter #2070 AARP Nursing Home committee, Gaston County Library Committee, First Presbyterian Church College, University Alumni Associations and Library Professional Associations, BETA PHI MU (honorary Library Science Fraternity), Grier Junior High School Teacher and Librarian at Ashley Senior High School, State Supervisor of School Libraries, Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, Librarian Director and Dean at Gaston College library and Media Center. He was a member of NC Commuinty College Leaening Resources Association, NC Library Association, Southeastern Library Association, American Library Association, Beta Phi Mu and National Honorary Library fraternity.
Survivors include his special friend Timothy D Toms of Gastonia; a half brother, Ralph Cauble of China Grove.
His church family and many friends in Gaston and Alleghany counties.
Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, at Lutheran Chapel Church with the Rev. Michael Cromer.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Lutheran Chapel Church, 702 N. New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 29, 2013