David A. Grasty, 78, of Candler, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 after a short illness.
David was a son of the late Charlie and Marie Grasty. He was born in Haywood County, and later moved to Candler. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Susie Grasty, and by his oldest daughter, Pamela Hammond.
David retired from BASF at the Enka plant after over 30 years of employment. He was one of the founding members of the Patton Ave. branch of the BBC (Bojangle's Breakfast Club) which he loved immensely.
Surviving David are his daughters, Latrice Grasty-Russell (John), Becky Putnam (Bob), Sandy Mull and Andrea Clifton (Chaz); son-in-law, David Hammond; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and sister and brothers Eva May, Calvin and Danny.
Graveside services for Mr. Grasty will be held Monday at 4:00 p.m. at Oak Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Ryan Snyder officiating.
The family expresses special thanks to all his healthcare givers especially to Ty Edwards.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.