David Kelly Mercer, age 84 of the Beaverdam Community in Chadbourn, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville, NC.
David was born in Columbus county on February 13, 1935 to the late Noah & Rothia Hinson Mercer. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Nina Mercer Williamson and Nezzie Mae Mercer Leonard.
He honorably served his country in the United States Army.
A celebration of life service was held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the Mercer Cemetery with Pastor Buddy Seay officiating.
He is survived by his wife, Kitty Jo Buffkin Mercer of the home; two daughters, Jo-Ellen Mercer Long of Whiteville and Mendi Kit Mercer of Tabor City; a sister, Priscilla M. Soles of Longs, SC; two granddaughters, Gretchen Long and Gabrielle Long.
Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family