David Cecil Owenby, age 72 of Sevierville, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. He was a former member of Red Bank Baptist Church and Evergreen Church and more recently attended Cartertown Baptist Church.
David was a graduate of Phoenix Christian High School in Phoenix, Arizona and of Clarksville Technical School in Clarksville, Georgia. He was a practical engineer and worked on a variety of projects. He was owner of D.G.L. Company in Sevier County for 42 years and was a master leather craftsman for 40 years.
David was preceded in death by his parents, Eschol and Ruthann Owenby; and sister, Joy Trombley.
Survivors include his wife, Lori Anne Owenby; son, Jesse Michael Owenby and wife Corrinne; grandchild, Cameron Owenby; brother, Michael F. Owenby and wife Rita; niece, Jennifer Oswalt; great-nephews, Kenny Palmer and Shawn Oswalt.
In lieu of flowers donations in David's honor may be made to your local church or the charity of your choice.
The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Thursday with a celebration service to follow at 7 PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Rev. Les Rust and Dennis Hutchinson will officiate. Online condolences may be made at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com