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David Carter Arledge

David Carter Arledge

David Carter Arledge, 62, of Hendersonville entered into the open arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus the Christ on Dec. 10, 2013, surrounded by his family.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Hendersonville. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church of Hendersonville.

Arledge was a native of Shelby, born Aug. 9, 1951 and attended Shelby City Schools. He attended Brevard College, earned an Undergraduate Masters at Appalachian State University, earned a Masters of Divinity from Emory University-Candler School of Theology.

David worked with Henderson County Schools, AB Tech and served the last 5 years as a Methodist minister at Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, Charlotte.

Mr. Arledge was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Sr. and Wanda Arledge of Shelby;

grandparents Fred and Louise Arledge of Saluda; and nephew, Eric Paul Arledge of Georgia.

Mr. Arledge is survived by wife, Faye Arledge; sons, Isaac and wife Lauren Arledge and Nathan Arledge; grandchildren Samantha, Corinne, Alyssa, and baby boy Arledge to be; brother, Harold Arledge Jr. and wife Sherry of Brunswick Ga.; sister, Susan Arledge Bridges and husband Frank of Weddington; nephews Aaron Arledge and wife Angela of Monroe Ga., Zack Bridges and wife Jennifer of Charlotte; and niece Katherine Bridges Maness and husband Nathan of Charlotte; sisters-in-law, Paula and Curtis Fagan of Denton, Barbara and Charles Haid of Denton; nephew, Chris and Denise Gallimore, and niece, Della and Matt Swider.

To carry on David's passion for the ministry and mission of God as directed through the scriptures, the family asks that in lieu of flowers please make donations for the life and missions of Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 10601 Moores Chapel Road, Charlotte, NC 28214.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.