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David Alonzo Quattlebaum III

Obituary for David Alonzo Quattlebaum III

November 28, 1935 - June 27, 2018
Greenville, South Carolina | Age 82

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David Alonzo Quattlebaum, III
Greenville, SC

David Alonzo Quattlebaum, III of Greenville, South Carolina died on June 27, 2018. He was the son of David A. Quattlebaum, Jr. and Mary Joyce Quattlebaum. David is survived by his wife Mary Jane Galloway Quattlebaum and their children David J. Quattlebaum (Patricia) of Charlotte, NC, Elizabeth Q. Newman (Wes) of Durham, NC, J. Derrick Quattlebaum (Lisa) of Greenville, and John R. Quattlebaum (Jay Sitlani) of Washington, DC, and eleven grandchildren: Kathryn, David, Anna, Will, Mary, James, Drennan, Dalton, Grace, Ryan and Christopher. He is also survived by his brother A. Marvin Quattlebaum (Biff) of Greenville and his sister Virginia Q. Lacy (Nelson) of Ridgeway, SC.

David was born on November 28, 1935 and grew up in Bishopville, SC. He was an Eagle Scout and during high school and college was waterfront director at Camp Coker BSA. He was a member of the SC Shrine Bowl football team in 1953 and graduated from Bishopville High School in 1954. He was a graduate of Duke University, class of 1958 and was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. He was a member and chapter president of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. He received his LLB degree from Duke Law in 1961 where he was a member of the Duke Law Review and was elected to Order of the Coif.

Following graduation from law school, David joined the law firm of Leatherwood Walker Todd and Mann (now Smith Moore Leatherwood). He was a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Lawyers and was active in both the South Carolina Bar and the Greenville County Bar and was a past president of the County Bar. In 2001 the Greenville County Bar presented him with the Tommy Thomason Award.

David was a member of Fourth Presbyterian Church since 1961 and over the years he served in several offices including Deacon, Elder and Endowment Trustee. He was also active in the Presbytery, where he served as moderator and on various committees, in the Synod, where he served as a trustee, and in the General Assembly, where he served as a commissioner, a member of the permanent judicial commission and a member of the advisory committee on the constitution. He also served as a member of the boards of Columbia Theological Seminary and Montreat Conference Center. He was a member and past president of the Poinsett Club and a member of the Greenville Cotillion, the Saint Andrew's Society and the Happy Hour Investment Club. He enjoyed tennis and gardening.

A memorial service will be held at Fourth Presbyterian Church on July 2nd at two o'clock, followed by a reception in the Graham Fellowship Hall. The family requests that memorial gifts be given to Fourth Presbyterian Church or to the charity of one's choice. RobinsonFuneralHomes.com

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