David Dewitt Dearman

April 28, 1937 ~ February 3, 2020 (age 82)


Mr. David Dewitt Dearman, age 82 of North Wilkesboro passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, February 3, 2020. 

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Baptist Home Baptist Church with Rev. David Jones and Rev. Mark O. Hollar officiating.  Entombment will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Friday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Mr. Dearman was born April 28, 1937 in Wilkes County to Dewitt Talmadge and Rena Miller Dearman.  David was retired from IBM/Siemens.  After retiring he spent time caring for and helping with his beloved grandchildren.  He loved the outdoors and helping others.  David always seemed to know what needed to be done and was quick to lend a helping hand to those in need.  David especially loved talking about his dog Duncan and taking him for daily walks and a frisbee toss.  

David married his high school sweetheart, Carolyn on December 18, 1955.  David was a devoted  and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of Baptist Home Baptist Church where he was an ordained deacon for over 40 years.  David loved his Baptist Home Church family and was a devoted and lifelong member.   

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

His greatest joy was his family.  David is survived by his wife of 64 years; Carolyn Johnson Dearman of the home, three daughters; Kimberly Dearman-Wilcox and husband Shaun of Oak Island, NC, Tamera Dearman Newton and husband Steve of North Wilkesboro and Kandice Dearman-West and husband Chris of Matthews, three grandchildren that he adored; Cameron David Newton, Joseph Stephen Newton and Kassidy Caroline Newton, special niece; Teresa Dancy Casey and his special dog; Duncan. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Baptist Home Baptist Church, 2367 Sparta Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659, Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209 or Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030. 

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February 7, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
February 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Baptist Home Baptist Church
2367 Sparta Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Entombment following service
February 8, 2020

12:00 PM
Mountlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum
196 Fan Key Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Mountain Valley Hospice Mt. Airy
401 Technology Lane Suite 200, Mount Airy NC 27030

Alzheimer's Association
4600 Park Road Suite 250, Charlotte NC 28209

Baptist Home Baptist Church
2367 Sparta Road, North Wilkesboro NC 28659

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