David Garner

David Lefler Garner

1950 - 2022

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Husband, father, brother and civil servant, David Garner of Charlotte, passed away peacefully in the early hours of December 27th, 2022. He was born on February 17th, 1950, the second son of the late John and Helen Garner. David worked for the City of Charlotte for his entire career as a Civil Engineer. His work has been enjoyed by many and will continue to be enjoyed by the public for years to come. After an early retirement, David dedicated himself to the pursuit of further knowledge, spending countless hours reading about a variety of topics ranging from World History to Economics. Anyone who met David in the last few years received a detailed synopsis of his favorite book, The Silk Roads. David is survived by a loving family, including wife Gyni, son Ben, brother John (wife Susie), aunt Ann McKay (husband Marvin), brother-in-law Mike Guthrie (wife Linda) as well as nieces Amy, Andrea, Jennifer and nephew Mac. Gone too soon, he will be missed by all who met him. A Memorial service will take place 3 pm Saturday, January 7, 2023, at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 1510 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays at https://loavesandfishes.org/donate-today/. Online condolences may be made at www.HankinsandWhittington.com.
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