David Hobson Penland
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David Hobson Penland

Candler - David Hobson Penland, 61, went home to be with the Lord on February 7, 2018.

A native & lifelong resident of Candler, David was a son of the late Glenn P. and Faye M. Penland.

David loved farm life and living off the land. His father, being a Sealtest Milkman for 45 years, influenced David's decision to work many years in the dairy industry. He appreciated good conversation and literature. David was a special and dedicated individual.

David is survived by children of his first marriage, Son-Christopher David Penland, and Daughter-Melissa Kay Penland Moffitt. He is also survived by his wife-Donna W. Penland, and Son-George Clayton Penland. David was the proud Papaw of 3 granddaughters-Aralei Penland, Michaiah, and Brianna Moffitt. Also surviving are Siblings-Gail Moody, Adrian, Glenda Faye Shook, and Philip.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 11:30am at the Penland Cemetery on Fairfield Drive in Candler.

Family & friends are invited for a meal and reminiscing following from 12-2 pm at Francis Asbury UMC Fellowship Hall (725 Asbury Road).

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Published in Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 14, 2018.
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February 14, 2018
So sorry for your loss. In the relatively short time I knew David he was always a good, fair, and honest man who loved his family. Rest in peace.
James Dickson
February 14, 2018
Chris My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family sweetheart. So sorry to hear this about your dad.
Brenda White
February 14, 2018
May the family find peace and comfort in knowing all sickness, all pain and death will one day be gone for this has been promised.
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