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David Brank

September 1, 2021

David Brank

WEAVERVILLE – Robert David Brank, age 82, died Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at his home.

Mr. Brank was born May 23, 1939 in Buncombe County. He had lived in the homeplace in Reems Creek his entire life.  David retired as the chief clerk to Norfolk Southern Railroad.  He was a member of the American Dairy Goat Association; showed dairy goats and horses and was an animal lover.  He is preceded in death by his parents the late Frank R. and Pauline Whitted Brank.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by brothers Paul F. and Harold Brank.

Surviving are his nephews, Frank Brank and his wife, Kathy; Darrell Brank; Kenneth Brank and his wife, Tonya; and Bryan Brank; niece, Mary Lackey and several great nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 7, 2021 in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville. Reverend Jerry Jamerson will officiate with burial following in West Memorial Park, Weaverville.

The family will receive friends between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. prior to the funeral service.  

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Brank’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Chapel of West Funeral Home

17 Merrimon Ave, Weaverville, NC 28787

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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17 Merrimon Ave, Weaverville, NC 28787

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