David Scott Call

May 31, 1963 ~ November 27, 2019 (age 56)


David Scott Call, 56 years of age, passed away on November 27, 2019, death was unexpected. He was born May 31, 1963. David was the son of the late Frances Safrit Heilig and Robert J. Heilig.

David was educated in the Rowan County School System. He was employed for 14 years with Food Lion, Inc. as a driver for the last 2 years of employment. After leaving Food Lion he enjoyed antiquing and traveling to the beaches of SC and the mountains of NC. David enjoyed all sports, especially NASCAR & golfing.

David was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Harry Lee & Mabelle Safrit of Salisbury, fraternal grandparents William H. & Willie M. Heilig of China Grove and Brother Boyd Dale Call of Morganton, NC.

David was survived by his daughter Brittany Call Ketchie (Wes) of China Grove, his sisters Reba Safrit Saine (H.G.) of Salisbury, Teresa Call Linker of Salisbury, and Brother Robert J. “Buddy” Heilig (Anna) of Salisbury. Uncles Tommy Safrit (Irene) of Delaware, Eddie Safrit (Jean) of Salisbury and Aunt Nancy Safrit (James dec.) of Salisbury. Nieces Angie Carelas (John) of Harrisburg, Karen Black (Mike) of Harrisburg, Marsha McGuire (Dean) of Kannapolis, Michelle Linker of Salisbury, & nephews Jeff Saine (Vickie) of Salisbury, Steven Saine of China Grove, Brad Call of Asheville, Andrew Call (Sara) of Morganton NC, Josh Call (Brenna) of Morganton NC, Garrett Heilig of Salisbury NC and many great nieces, great nephews along with numerous cousins and friends who he loved dearly.

Services will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at 205 St. Paul’s Church Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146 at 2 pm on Friday, December 6th. The Reverend William Ketchie will preside. A visitation with the family will immediately follow the service in the fellowship hall. A private interment will be held at another time with the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Salisbury.


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Funeral Service
December 6, 2019

2:00 PM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
205 St. Paul's Church Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28146

Visitation Following Service
December 6, 2019

St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
205 St. Paul's Church Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28146

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