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“My sympathies. David was my first cousin. His mother and my Dad were brother and sister. My dad was William Drinnon. Sorry we all lost touch so many...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Deleda Drinnon McGaha - Tucker, GA

“Elinor, We just heard about David today at church. We just wanted to let you know you are in our prayers. If there is anything we can do please call. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Carroll & Jan Stokes - Candler, NC

“Hello Elinor, Just wanted to write and say how sorry I am for the loss of David, he was a great man. I will still remember coming over to your house...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Claudine Robinson Calabro - NP, FL

“Elinor, we are so sad to know of the tragic death of David and know of the great loss you have,The love story between you and David is like no other...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Sue Smith - waynesville, NC

“Sending our sympathies from Mae, Ralph, James Enloe ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Mae Drinnon Enloe - Cornelia, GA

“We are so sorry to hear about David.We were neighbors years ago on Eagle Nest Our thoughts and Prayers are with you ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Gary,Larry&Lillian McClure - NC

“Elinor: I cannot imagine the grief you must be feeling right now. I was so happy for you when David came into your life and your face told the...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon & Gary Franks - NC

“David spent nearly 20 years working with us at Francis Farm. He was a very intellegent man. He was very devoted to anything he attempted. Although he...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: John &Susan McCracken-Francis - NC

“Dear family, I went to high school with David but had not seen him for years, and was saddened to hear of his death. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Morrow - Lake Junaluska, NC

“My deepest sympathy to you Eleanor ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Juanita Dixon - Canton, NC


Waynesville, Marion David McCracken, age 61, of Will Hyatt Road, died Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at his residence.

A native of Haywood County, he was a son of the late Jesse Marion and Nannie Drinnon McCracken. In addition to his parents, a sister preceded him in death. David retired from Western Carolina Plumbing and attended Pole Creek Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking, cross-stitch and working in his yard. David was a veteran of the United States Army having served in Vietnam as a helicopter mechanic instructor.

David is survived by a special friend, Elinor West and several cousins and neighbors.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Dennis Thurman and Clayton Davis officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by VFW Post 5202 and American Legion Post 47. At other times, the family will be at the home of David and Karen Silas, 25 Sand Trap Road in Waynesville.

Memorials may be made to Pole Creek Baptist Church Bus Fund, 96 Snow Hill Church Road, Candler, NC 28715.

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