Obituary David Carroll Cherry

David Carroll Cherry, 70, of Whispering Pines, died Monday, January 18th, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, surrounded by his family.

A native of Black Mountain, Mr. Cherry was a retired Project Manager in commercial construction. A man without fear, he wore numerous hats and had many adventures under his belt. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Lunsford Cherry, Jr., and Rubye Johnson Cherry.

Surviving are his wife, Karen H. Cherry; daughter, Elizabeth “Liza” Cox (Chris) of Brown Summit, NC; son, David Michael Cherry of Whispering Pines; grandchildren: T.J., Cheyenne, Skylar, Dakota, Justin, Travis, Katie, and Kyle; sister, Jane Cherry Wadsworth (Tim) of Pleasant Garden, NC; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 2237 Camp Easter Road, Southern Pines, with the Rev. Gregg Newton officiating. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, participants can join the service from the church parking lot.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital ( or the Moore County Humane Society (

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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