|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1946|
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 2013|
David Mamon Alston Sr., 66, husband of Mary Ellen Thomas Alston, departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Inter Faith Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., after a brief illness. Born in Sumter County on June 24, 1946, he was the son of the late William and Martha Howard Alston. He received his formal education in the public schools of Sumter County.
Fascinated by the construction industry, he equipped himself with sufficient training to become a master brick mason and a qualified licensed welder. He worked in this industry for more than 40 years before retiring completely in 2010. During this time, he hand painted several distinguished structures throughout the five boroughs of New York. His last structure was the famous Atlantic Center Mall in Brooklyn.
David, though preceded in death by his son, David M. Alston Jr., leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Mary Ellen Alston; his son, Justin Ezra Alston; three sisters, Martha Alston, Mary Alston of Brooklyn, N. Y., and Janet M. Davis of Sumter; two brothers, Richard Alston of Detroit and Johnny Alston of Sumter; seven sisters-in-law; eight brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services: High Hills AME Church, 6780 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, with the Rev. Thomas Habersham, pastor, eulogist.
Burial: High Hill AME Church Yard Cemetery in Dalzell.
David M Alston (1970 - 1991)*
High Hills AME Church Cemetery
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Mary Lesesne
Record added: Feb 17, 2013
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