David Edward Lefler

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David Edward Lefler, 54, of 38 Main Street, Asheville, died unexpectedly Tuesday, November 11, 2003. Mr. Lefler was born in Oceana, WV and was a son of Nadean Lambert Lefler of Asheville and the late Roy Lefler. He was an Air Force veteran and was a member of Reynolds Baptist Church. He was a self-employed car dealer. In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife, Donna Gail Fox Lefler; one daughter Suzan Coviak and her husband Mike of Leicester; a sister Linda Adams and her husband Gene of Flat Gap, KY; one niece, one nephew and one great-niece. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Friday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Cecil Fox and Barry Fisher officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. His family will receive friends from 7:00 - 8:30 pm Thursday at the funeral home.

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  1. To Donna Gail, Nadean and Suzan my heartfelt condolences. I loved David and will miss him. My prayers are with all the family and May God Bless you all.

  2. My dear friend Donna, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God be with you in this very trying time. I will be thinking of you. Your friend in Christ, Helen Wiggins

  3. David walks the streets of Gold now. He will always be remembered for his kindness, thoughtfulness, good humor and the great person that he was…..just David.

  4. Dear Donna and Suzan,
    We will miss David. He was a true friend. We have been through many good and hard times together. You have our love and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.
    Jim and Kathy Presnell

  5. My Dad also died unexpectedly at about the same age as David. My heart goes out to Suzan and Mike and the Lefler family.

  6. Donna, Suzan and Nadean,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.


    You have been a wonderful friend and co-worker. I admire your thoughtfulness of others and your great strength. May the Lord continue to bless you and your family and be your source of solace.

  7. Donna, I send my sympathy to you and your family. It is such a heartbreak to lose your loved one,
    especially so early in life. God Bless you and Keep you in his care.


  8. We share in your loss. David was a friend to all he met. He has helped me and my family many times. I will never forget the times we spent together talking and sharing our memories. He loved his family very much and mentioned you all often. David was always willing to give of himself and share his talents. We will miss him greatly. We have been blest to have know him. May God give you comfort and the peace that only he can give. If we can do anything or help in any way, please let us know.

  9. Donna, Suzan, Mike and Nadean,

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    We truly understand and extent our deepest sympathy. Love lives on forever, may your faith continue ever so strong and God will see you though. God Bless You All.

  10. I work with Angel Food, and David came regularly. He was a quiet, courteous, and honorable man. Gateway will be holding the family up in our prayers.

  11. Donna, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to you & your family. This is such a shock. I’ll always remember the kindness shown by David to my mother. I know that God’s grace is sufficient and He will give you peace.

  12. Dear Donna, so sorry to hear about your husband. My prayers go with you and your family at such a terrible time. May God Bless you and help you find peace.
    Love Betty Edstrom

  13. Donna, Susan & Nadean

    Sorry to here of the loss of David, you all are in our thoughts and prayers

  14. Dear Family,
    I went to Reynolds High School with David and Linda and always liked them both a lot. Although I wasn’t really close to David over the years, I kind of kept in touch through mutual friends.
    I heard about David from Ed Gibson.
    I send my condolences and wish all the family the very best.
    Mike Miller

  15. There has never been anyone I considered more of a friend than I did David. His friendship has been very important to me over the years. I will miss him dearly – but look forward to seeing him again in Heaven. I can see him now visiting with Cammy and his father in Heaven. Sorry for your loss. David

  16. Dear Donna,

    You were part of the
    office ‘family’ for a long time. David’s death seemed to hit close to home. God bless you and Suzan and give you strength.

    George & Judy

  17. Donna, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It wasn’t long before David died that we were looking at your family’s pictures on the wall beside your desk. God Bless You, Claude Hensley

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