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David Lee Settlemyer

August 23, 1961 — August 2, 2023

David Lee Settlemyer,61, passed away August 2, 2023.

David was born In Iredell County, NC to the late Burt Settlemyer and Ina Stevenson Settlemyer.

David was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and always talked about them. He enjoyed being outdoors fishing and hunting. He was known for his outgoing personality, He loved meeting and talking to new people and was said to have never meet a stranger. David worked as a diesel mechanic for many years, he worked for Piedmont Explosives, Davis Oil Company and Perdue Farms. He fought a courage's fight with cancer for over 5 years and will be missed by many including his beloved dog, Piper.

He is preceded in death his parents and brother, Roger Settlemyer

David is survived by his wife, Jan Settlemyer; stepson, John Saunders (Christy); son, Josh Settlemyer; brothers, Freddy Settlemyer (Jessica) and Tommy Settlemyer (Lorri) sisters, Barbara Williams (Riley) and Cheyenne Scott; grandchildren, Thomas Saunders and Marshall Saunders.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, August 12, 2023, at Union Grove Christian Church Cemetery with Pastor Josh Byrd officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Don Barcomb, Rhyne Ammons, Jeff Sloan, Larry Upright, Mike Gaither and Albert Nunez. Honorary pallbearers are Thomas Saunders and Marshall Saunders.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Gordon Hospice House and the staff.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Gordon Hospice House or Iredell County Animal Services.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, August 12, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Union Grove Christian Church Cemetery

1855 West Memorial Highway, Harmony, NC 28634

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