Obituary for Wed., Feb. 24, 2016

Published 2:17 am Wednesday, February 24, 2016

David C. Puckett

David C. Puckett, age 57, of Sanford, N.C., died Jan. 29, 2016, of natural causes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Puckett; their children Warren (Sarah) Puckett, Mary Puckett, Katherine (Cody) Campbell, Margaret Maier, and William ( Kelly) Puckett; and grandson, Charles Puckett. David is also survived by his parents, William and Mary Puckett, and his siblings, William Puckett, Kelly (Douglas) Collins, and Cindy (Dale) Orvedahl. David is survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

David enjoyed time with family and friends, hunting, fishing, and reading. He was involved with local outreach, especially the Christian United Outreach Center, his church, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church and the Lee County Wildlife Club’s Lee County Shooting Teams..

David was a graduate of Andalusia High School and Auburn University. He was an employee of Big Dutchman Malaysia as a technical production advisor. Prior to this employment he worked for Cameron Testing, Sanford, N.C.; Townsend, Inc, Siler City, N.C. ; Con Agra Foods, Arcadia, La; Wayne Farms, Union Springs, Ala.; and Foster Farms, Modesto, Calif. David especially enjoyed being a field supervisor in broilers and breeder.

The memorial service will be held at St Francis’ Anglican Church, 1089 Wilkins Dr., Sanford, N.C., on Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, at 10 a.m. with a reception following. The interment service will be held at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 312 North Steele St, Sanford, N.C., on Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, at 2 p.m. with reception following.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to NC Wildlife Resources Commission (hunter education), 1702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1702; Christian United Outreach Center, 2885 Lee Ave, Post Office Box 2217, Sanford, NC 27331-2217, or your local place of worship.