David Crandall

David Michael


Arden - David Michael Crandall, 63, died unexpectedly Monday, April 15, 2013 at his residence.

David was a native of Buncombe County and was son of the late Henry and Mary Caprice Crandall and was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Morgan. He worked for the Asheville Police Department for over twenty years. David proudly served in the U.S. Marines and was a veteran of the Vietnam era. He was a member of the VFW Post 5206 and the Elks Lodge Post 1616.

David is survived by his wife, Susan Yarborough Crandall, a daughter, Amy Miller and her husband, Keith of Arden and a son, Curtis Crandall of Old Fort. He is also survived by a sister, Rebecca Hansing and her husband, Dennis of Chico, California, a brother, Richard Crandall and his wife, Debbie of Mary Esther, Florida and by a brother-in-law, Steven Morgan of Bent Creek. He was the proud grandfather of Caleb and Ethan.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery in Black Mountain. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Monday, April 22, 2013 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian.

The family request that memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675

An online memorial is available at grocefuneralhome.com.


Funeral Home

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

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Apr. 21, 2013