David L. Grantham

Jan 09, 2014

Sports Fanatic

WAYNESVILLE — David L. Grantham, 58, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at Mission Hospital.

Born in Babson Park, Florida, he was the son of Cal and Margaret Pack Grantham.  David grew up in Orlando, Florida, and graduated from Edgewater High School.  He was active in Little League and was the pitcher of each team from the Mighty Mites through the Pony League.  David loved the Lord and claimed Him as his Savior at the age of 12 and joined Killarney Baptist Church.  Throughout his life, he was an avid sports fan.  His favorite baseball team was the Atlanta Braves and he also loved the Miami Dolphins.  David moved to Waynesville in 2011 to be closer to his parents as well as the rest of his family.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by four brothers, Terry, Kerry, Daniel and Ande Grantham.  David also leaves behind his sweet dog, “Katie Joy,” that he loved dearly.  David loved and cherished his entire family and will be greatly missed by all.

Private services were held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SARGE’S Animal Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 854, Waynesville, NC  28786.

Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements.  An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.