William David Abernethy of Charlotte, North Carolina passed away on August 19, 2010 surrounded by his family. David served in the Army during the Korean War. He was an active member of Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church and the Brown Grier Sunday School class. David was a welder with Duke Power, a welding instructor at CPCC and an active member of the Harding High Alumni.
David was born in Charlotte on February 24, 1930 to Lonnie and Gertrude Abernathy..
He is survived by a son, David Abernathy Jr.; daughter Tricia (Guy) Gosnell and four grandchildren Garrett (13), Rachel (11), Mackenzie (9) and Madison (7) Gosnell; a brother Lonnie (Maria) and dear friend Sue Grier.
Visitation will be Sunday August 22, 2010 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at McEwen Pineville Chapel, 10500 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28210.
A memorial service will be held at Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church 9401 South Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28273 on Monday August 23 at 10:00 am with interment to follow at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in David's honor to Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church.
Condolences at www.McEwenPinevilleChapel.com.
Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service, Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.