David L. DeBolt

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David L. DeBolt

May 27, 1942 - October 29, 2018

David L. DeBolt, 76, of Fairfield Glade, passed away on Oct. 29, 2018, at the Cumberland House Hospice in Crossville from leukemia/MDS syndrome. David was born on May 27, 1942 in Anderson, IN. He was a 1960 graduate of Anderson High School. In 1995, David retired from General Motors after almost 40 years of service in skilled trades and plant maintenance supervision.
David is survived by his wife of 35 years, Bess DeBolt; sons, Gary (wife Lorri) DeBolt, Greg (wife Sonja) DeBolt, Scott DeHart, Mike (wife Angie) DeHart and Jonathon (wife Kelli) DeHart; grandchildren, Lyndsie, Sara, Dylan, Emaliegh, Spence, Dakota, Cheyenne and Brook; great-grandchildren, Madisyn, Chloe, Gabriel and Marleigh; cousin, Barbara (husband Bill) Glaze; close family friends, Fred and Diane Haney, Tom and Butch Tuttle, Dave and Sally Kowalski, Fred and Joan Dunn, Joan Bonisa. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Summers; grandmother, Tillie Flynn; aunts, Nancy Meek and Margaret Skouden; cousin, Char-Ann Herron.
He was an avid golfer and moved to Fairfield Glade in 1996 so he could enjoy "another beautiful day on the mountain." During his time at Fairfield Glade, David and Bess enjoyed their time golfing and spending time with their many friends. David was also a lifelong member of the Elks Lodge of Crossville.
A celebration of David's life will take place on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center, 128 Stonehenge Dr. Crossville, TN 38558, at 5 p.m. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, www.donate.lls.org, or Cumberland House Hospice, 140 Kates Korner, Crossville, TN 38555.
David's family would like to thank the Third Floor Infusion Team at Cumberland Medical Center, and the staff from Dr. Dirk Davidson's office for the outstanding care and concern they have shown David and his family.
Berry Funeral Home of Knoxville is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on October 30, 2018
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Fred and Joan Dunn
Nov 06, 2018
Dave was a special friend that we always enjoyed being around. We had so many good times and laughs.
We will miss him so much, but we're glad his suffering is over. Start a new golf group up there, Dave.
Until we meet again.........
Tom and Butch Tuttle
Nov 02, 2018
R.I.P. David. You will be missed.
Nancy and Don Tremblay
Oct 31, 2018
Dave and Bess became friends of ours through my parents Dennis and Fran Davis! They always treated us like family. We enjoyed going for dinners on Thursdays with the golf group.
Dave and Bess always had contagious smiles. I’m so blessed that we got to order pizza and have drinks with him and Bess , memories I’ll never forget!
Bob & Kerry Laney
Oct 31, 2018
Ha, I just want everyone to know I did finally beat Dave at golf.(once). He was fun to be around and enjoyed a good laugh. Everyone will miss him. I’m sure the people that knew him, that passed on before him, are now enjoying his company. Love ya Dave.🏌️‍♂️