David C. Clontz, 70, of Asheville, died Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Mission Hospital.
A native of Buncombe Co., David was a son of the late Claude and Dorothy Long Clontz. He graduated from AB-Tech with an associates degree in criminal justice. He worked as a chemist with Enka/BASF for 31 years, and then worked in criminal justice with the Buncombe County Sheriff's Department for 18 years.
Mr. Clontz was a Past Master and life member of the Hominy Masonic Lodge. He was a member of The Shrine and York Rite, and was a former chairman of the board and volunteer at the Enka VFD. He was also an active member of West Asheville Baptist Church where he served as a former deacon and Sunday School teacher.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Judy Dowdle Clontz; daughters, Andrea Rene Clontz (Chad Brown) and Laura Cheree Clontz; sister, Joyce Clements and husband James; brothers, Bill Clontz and Bob Clontz and wife Jan; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at West Asheville Baptist Church, with Rev. Dr. Stan Welch, Rev. Danny Gasperson, and Rev. Ken Lewis officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the church, prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Asheville Baptist Church, 926 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.