David Phillip Hairrell, 70, of Cleveland, TN, died on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, surrounded by family and friends.
David attended ETSU on a basketball scholarship, and graduated in 1964. He was later employed with Magic Chef, Hardwick Stove, Maytag, AGC Company, and founded Hairrell Industrial Sales Company in 1990. He was born in Athens, TN on April 25, 1942 to Gertrude Z. Karaivanoff and William D. Hairrell.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Steele Hairrell of Gatlinburg; children, Angie and husband Stan, Chris and wife Jennifer, Mike and wife Kelley and Doug; nine grandchildren, Madison, Caitlin, Claire, William, Caroline, Eva, Catherine, Will, and Charlie; one brother, Bill and wife Bonnie; and two nieces, English and Nicki of Birmingham, AL.
Memorial service will be at Broad Street United Methodist Church on Monday, February 11, at 6 p.m. with Reverend Randy Martin officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4:30-6 p.m. on Monday, February 11 at 6 p.m. at the church.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Holston United Methodist Home for Children in Greeneville, TN or to Broad Street UMC, PO Box 3, Cleveland, TN 37364.
Serenity Funeral Home of Cleveland has charge of the arrangements.