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David DeSoto

September 8, 1968 - May 14, 2012

David Wayne DeSoto, 43, of Flat Rock went home to be with the Lord on Monday May 14, 2012 at Elizabeth House after a lengthy battle with cancer.

A native of Henderson County, he was a son of Joseph Ovide and Phyllis Elaine DeSoto. He was a 1986 graduate of East Henderson High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a Floor Supervisor / Dealer in the Gaming industry for nineteen years.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by an adopted son, Nolan DeSoto of MS; a brother, Michael DeSoto and his wife Mary-Anna of Raleigh; a sister, Sherry DeSoto Skinner and her husband Francis of Raleigh; two nephews, Eric Skinner and Ranleigh DeSoto; three nieces, Katherine Skinner, Claire DeSoto and Avery DeSoto.

A funeral will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 19 in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Pastor Ted Edwards will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7-9:00 pm Friday at the funeral home.

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