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Feb. 17, 1953-Nov. 9, 2009

RALEIGH -- David Carroll Summerlin Jr., 56, 1340 Baez St., died at Rex Hospital Monday evening surrounded by his family.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 pm at Princeton Cemetery, 210 E. Dr. Donnie H. Jones Jr. Road, with the Rev. David J. Goehring of Highland United Methodist officiating.

David was born in Goldsboro, the son of David Carroll Summerlin Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Culbreth, who now reside in Durham.

He graduated from Charles B. Aycock in 1971 and then attended Wayne Community College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

David worked as a materials planner at IBM in Research Triangle Park.

Mr. Summerlin was a member of Highland United Methodist Church and was an avid duck hunter and a member of Ducks Unlimited since the early 80s. He served as area chairman in Washington, next as district chairman for District 16 since 1988, which included Wake County and the Raleigh area. He received the Distinguished Service Award in 1991, the Top Flight Award for the Most Outstanding Volunteer in the Central Region of North Carolina in 2006 and then the Jerry P. Langdon Award for Outstanding Volunteer in the Raleigh Chapter in 2008.

In addition to his parents, David is survived by his wife of 29 years, Anne Lloyd Hutchinson Summerlin; his two sons, David Carroll Summerlin III and Lloyd Alexander Summerlin both of Raleigh; three brothers, Gene Neal Summerlin and William Robert Summerlin (Lynda) both of Durham and Thomas Ray Summerlin (Lisa) of Oxford; one niece; several nephews; as well as a large extended family.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, David C. and Sally Summerlin and Leora and Horace Culbreth, and in-laws Anne T. and Duncan Alexander Hutchinson Jr.

Visitation will be held tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 at the residence of David and Elecia Butts at 3614 Swann Drive in Raleigh.

Flowers will be accepted, however; memorials can be made to one of the following; Ducks Unlimited c/o R.J. Blondeau, 914 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, N.C., 27607; Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Road, Raleigh, N.C., 27607; or American Kidney Fund, 6200 Ross Dale Road, Doraville, Ga., 30340.

Arrangements are by Evergreen Memorial Service of Goldsboro and condolences may be made through www.evergreenmemorialservice.com.


Published in Obituaries on November 11, 2009 1:47 PM