David A. McLemore Jr., 69
CLINTON — Mr. David Alexander McLemore Jr., 69, of 617 College St., died Jan. 22, 2013 in Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Clinton Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Dwight Dunning and Father John Wall officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery with military honors.
Born in 1943 in Sampson County, Mr. McLemore was the son of the late David Alexander McLemore, Sr. and Claudia Ashley McLemore. He graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Art Degree in History. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Vietnam War. He had been a Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina since 1980. He was a member of the N.C. Association of CPAs and the AICPA. Mr. David was bestowed the honor of Chief Proctor for the CPA exam given by the N.C. State CPA Board of Examiners in 1998 and proctored the CPA exam from 1986 to 2003. He was a member of MENSA and a member of the Clinton Rotary Club. He was on the Board of Directors for the Sampson County History Museum, as well as other non-profit county community organizations. Mr. David taught his family how to love thy fellow man through actions. He was a champion for the underdog. He loved to surround himself with good humor and experiences. Life was always about the journey and the lessons to be learned. His life can be defined by unquestioning charity and a great love for the accounting profession.
He is survived by three daughters, Sarah McLemore of Fayetteville, Emily McLemore Darnell and husband, Eric of Garner and Marie McLemore Bengford and husband, Brett of Council Bluffs, Iowa; one son, David A. McLemore III of Kansas City, Mo; former wife, Nancy H. McLemore of Council Bluffs, Iowa; dear friend, Chris Byrd of Clinton; and three grandchildren, Isaac Braun, Estella Darnell and Eliza Darnell.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Royal-Hall Funeral Home and also after the graveside service at 400 Beaver Dam Drive, Clinton, N.C.
Online condolences at www.royalhallfuneralhome.com.
Services are entrusted with Royal-Hall Funeral Home.