David Alan Enloe
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David Enloe, age 50, died Monday, November 26 in Raleigh. He was born on Christmas Day, 1956.
He was preceded in death by his parents, R. D. Enloe and Catherine Enloe Cole.
Surviving: David are his wife, Susan Trent; stepson, William Haben, both of Minneapolis, MN. He is also survived by his brother, Steve, his wife, Nancy, their children, Lucas and Eliza, and his brother Mark, all of Raleigh. He also leaves behind many close friends whom he loved deeply.
David was an extraordinary musician who was influential in the Triangle music scene in the 1980's and 90's. Those who saw his ands, the Fabulous Knobs and the Woods, got a lot of joy from his music. He was, additionally, a sweet and caring husband, stepfather, brother, and friend. He will be deeply missed.
A memorial service for David will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2007 at the First Baptist Church in Robbins, NC. Visitation will begin an hour earlier in the church sanctuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the First Baptist Church or to the charity of the donor's choice are requested.

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Published in The News & Observer on Nov. 29, 2007.
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September 7, 2014
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January 25, 2014
1975... many years have passed and you still have a place in my heart.Will never forget you.Sitting around and u listening to Girl from the north country.. Rod Stewart and that crazy song u wrote coming home from school SURVEY CREW... U make me smile RIP
March 17, 2008
I was just listening to some of David's Great Music on the memorial site. It brought a tearful smile thinking back to the days of our youth. Like so many of you, I had the opportunity to see His wonderful band, The Fabulous Knobs, at various shows. They were absolutely Great. My prog rock group Triart played a couple of shows with Glass Moon at the Pier in 1982. I remember the genuine respect and help that the local bands gave to each other, like a Rock fraternity or extended family. Very unique scene that is missed today. David will surely be missed by the people He touched in life and there were many. What a Great Player and His Music was Real Truth. My heart felt sympathy to his Family and close friends. Rock On David until we see You again. A Fellow Warrior, Devon Sharpe
Devon Sharpe
March 7, 2008
Hi Baby, been thinking about you and missing you dreadfully. I love you, David.
December 22, 2007
I discovered the sad news of David's death today, when I picked up the Independent. I can't say I knew him well, but we knew who each other were from back when I co-edited "The Dixie Voice." I remember his eyes flashing and a funny thing he said to me one night at the 'new' Pier. I'll always remember his talent and spark and charm. My condolences to his family and close friends. I'll have to look through my old magazine files for photos. He will be missed.
Susan Myers
December 5, 2007
The Knobs were my favorite. We won't forget you. Thinking of David's friends and family with sympathy.
Leigh Stanley
December 5, 2007
Too young to have seen the Fabulous Knobs, but enjoyed many Woods shows at the Brewery and elsewhere in NC. A great band who wasn't too pretentious to socialize with the fans. David, thank you for sharing your music with the world, God bless ...
Michael Rose
December 5, 2007
David Enloe is musical truth...and "Bo knows". Remember the Woods backed Bo Diddley for 2 shows at the Brewery. Bo thought he would show up the local guy trading guitar licks back & forth in the 1st show. He might have except the local guy was David Enloe. Bo didn't try that stunt in the 2nd show hours later. Peace be with you my friend and those who love you.
Randy Richardson
December 5, 2007
Thanks for the friendship, music and laughter you shared with us over the past 25+ years! We will miss you...
Susan Taylor
December 4, 2007
A nod is as good as a wink...
Steve Thompson
December 4, 2007
David will be deeply missed by so many for a long long time. My deepest sympathies for his family and dear friends.
Sherry Willey
November 30, 2007
There's a Tele being fired up in Heaven....thanks david.
d. hodgin
November 30, 2007
David will always live in my memory with a Telecaster slung around his neck - squeezing out those perfect licks for the Knobs. He will be sorely missed. Thanks David for all that great music.
Jeff Haney
November 30, 2007
David, thanks for your friendship and your music, which made life a sweeter place for us all to be.
Peter Holsapple
November 30, 2007
I knew David from the 1980s, when his many bands played in Winston-Salem. His beautiful face, eyes and smile will forever live on in the hearts of all those who watched him play. His awesome guitar-playing has earned him a place in our hearts and in that of North Carolina music history.

Peace be with you, David, your family, loved ones and all during this part of your journey. With love, Jody
Jody Hudson
November 29, 2007
North Moore High School 1975 just may have been the beginning of "The Fabulous Knobs". Man, that boy can play!

Mark L. Garner
Robbins, NC
Mark Garner
November 29, 2007
Even from our high school days , I knew it was in him. A dreaming and beautiful talent. I'll always remember the laughs and the friendship.God Bless You . Kevin..
Kevin Kennedy
November 29, 2007
My whole friendship base is because of David and The Fabulous Knobs. I can't imagine what my life would have been without them. You will be missed by so many for so many reasons.

Rest well, my friend.
Carina Muehl
November 29, 2007
David was such a great guy and I extend my sympathy to his family. The Fabulous Knobs were an all time favorite back at the Underground Pier days. The bands David played in brought much happiness to alot of their fans. He will be missed.
Debby Boyles Boozer
November 29, 2007
Wishing David's family & close friends much love and comfort in the days ahead. That he was a fine musician and friend doesn't even come close to expressing the loss.
Jeff Hart
November 29, 2007
What a loss...so sad to hear. David will be missed. I am one of the many fans of his music and enjoyed The Woods and have very fond memories of seeing David play and sing. Best regards to his family and close friends.
Lisa Norris
November 29, 2007
What a rascal he was!
Life is short. Break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love deeply, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile.
Bob Davis
November 29, 2007
Thanks for all the great musical memories. You are missed.
tommy swinney
November 29, 2007
David was a friendly, loving and talented person all his life. He will be greatly missed. I am proud to have been his cousin.
Gwen Maness Comer
November 29, 2007
Having played music with David was a great moment for me !! He was a great guy and great musician. I am sorry to hear of his passing and would like to extend that to the family !! His loss will be felt by many but I believe we will meet again !! God Bless you all !!
Mike Coxe
November 29, 2007
Thank you, David, for 27 years of friendship and good times. I'm grateful for all the memories we made together. Rest in peace...
Bob Davis
November 29, 2007
I was crazy about David. He was so cute, and funny. I knew him when he lived on Wade Ave & played with the Woods.
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