HENDERSONVILLE - David Carter Arledge, 62, of Hendersonville, entered into the open arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus the Christ on Dec. 10, 2013, surrounded by his family.
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Mr. Arledge was a native of Shelby, born Aug. 9, 1951, and attended Shelby City Schools. He attended Brevard College, earned an Undergraduate Masters at Appalachian State University, and earned a Masters of Divinity from Emory University-Candler School of Theology. David worked with Henderson County Schools, AB Tech and served the last five years as a Methodist Minister at Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church.
Mr. Arledge was preceded in death by his parents, Harold, Sr., and Wanda Arledge of Shelby; grandparents, Fred and Louise Arledge of Saluda; and nephew, Eric Paul Arledge of Georgia.
Mr. Arledge is survived by wife, Faye Arledge; sons, Isaac and wife Lauren Arledge and Nathan Arledge; grandchildren, Samantha, Corinne, Alyssa, and baby boy Arledge to be; brother, Harold Arledge, Jr., and wife Sherry of Brunswick, Ga.; sister, Susan Arledge Bridges and husband Frank of Weddington; nephews, Aaron Arledge and wife Angela of Monroe, Ga., and Zack Bridges and wife Jennifer of Charlotte; niece, Katherine Bridges Maness and husband Nathan of Charlotte; sisters-in-law, Paula and Curtis Fagan of Denton, and Barbara and Charles Haid of Denton; nephew, Chris and Denise Gallimore; and niece, Della and Matt Swider.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church of Hendersonville
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Hendersonville
Funeral home: Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials: To carry on David's passion for the ministry and mission of God as directed through the scriptures, the family ask that in lieu of flowers please make donations for the life and missions of Moore's Chapel United Methodist church. 10601 Moores Chapel Rd., Charlotte, NC 28214.
Online guestbook: www.thosshepherd.com
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 12, 2013