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David Martin Elium

June 19, 1953 ~ April 22, 2021 (age 67)

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David M. Elium, 67, of Salisbury passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at his residence in Salisbury.   

He was born on June 19, 1953, in Rowan County to the late Irvin C. Elium and the late Ostelle W. Elium. David was a member of Calvary Baptist Tabernacle Church.  He worked with his father building Elium Logging Company for decades.  Following logging, he became involved in the trucking industry.  He was also employed with Stoner Grading & Hauling.

David was preceded in death by his parents Irvin C. Elium and Ostelle W. Elium

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife; Sharon Davis Elium whom he married December 5, 1970, daughters; Crystal D. Elium of Salisbury, Lorraine L. Elium of Wake Forest, sister; Lisa A. Elium of Rockwell.

Visitation: Monday, April 26, 2021, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle Church, 3760 Stokes Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC  28146.

Service: Tuesday at 1:00 PM at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle Church, with the Rev. Dr. Steve Holshouser officiating, burial will follow at Rowan Memorial Park Cemetery, 4125 Franklin Community Center Road, Salisbury, NC  28144.

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April 26, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Calvary Baptist Tabernacle
3760 Stokes Ferry Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28146

Funeral Service
April 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Calvary Baptist Tabernacle
3760 Stokes Ferry Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28146


Rowan Memorial Park
4125 Franklin Community Center Road
Salisbury, NC 28144

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