David Kingsbury Sale, 77, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at his home.
Born in Detroit, Mi., David was in Army ROTC at Michigan State from 1952-1956. In October of 1956, after graduation, he was at Ft. Bliss until March of 1957.
Mr. Sale was owner and operator of Sale Auto Mall for 55 years. He was of the Christian faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Nancy Sale; sister, Patty Davis; son, Matthew Sale; and daughter, Deborah Sale.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Bernice Calfee Sale, Chattanooga; son, Danny Sale and wife Cathy, Kinston, N.C.; daughters, Sondra Edler and husband Raymond, Chattanooga; Tracie Calfee Dalton, Chattanooga; brother, Ned Sale and wife Jill, Venice, Fla.; six grandchildren, Rafaella Sale, Lauren Sale, Danny Sale, Anna Sale, Caleigh Edler, George Dalton; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Wayne Peters officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens West with Tommy Klinehoffer, Scott Clark Sr., Steve Dillard, Sam Swafford, Mike Johnson and David R. Housley serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Nelson Linam, Joel Treshansky, John Beene, Doyle Housley, James Boyd, Doug Lee, and Emilio Sanchez.
The family would like to thank special friend, Steve Barnes and David's caregivers, Amanda Clark, Dee Dee Davis, Samantha Heighter, and Doug Lee.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, and 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.