Zebulon F. “Zeb” David, 84, of Knoxville passed away on Jan. 6, 2018.
He was born in Woodbury, TN on October 15, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Prater “H.P.” David, Sr. and Minnie Brevard David; also by brother, H. P. David, Jr., and sister, Evelyn Brevard Jones.
He is survived by sister, Frances Hashbarger of Knoxville; nieces, Jackie Logan of Knoxville and Gail Ross of St. Louis, MO; nephew, David (Carolyn) Jones of Charleston, SC; and close family friend, Carl West of Knoxville.
Graduate of Lake City High School, Lake City, TN where he played football.
Joined the U. S. Navy and served in the Korean War. Following his Military service, he became a licensed contractor and established D & L Construction and built apartments and duplexes, which he managed and maintained in Lake City and Knoxville, TN.
Member of Lincoln Park Baptist Church and the Kerbela Masonic Lodge of Knoxville, TN.
Mr. David enjoyed all sports especially Tennessee football Volunteers and Titans.
A graveside service will be conducted by Smith Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery. Tim Gentry will officiate. The U. S. Navy will present funeral honors. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice by contacting Smith Funeral Home. Share memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home, 615-563-5337