David Lamar Wachacha, 47, of Cherokee, went to join family in Heaven, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. A native of Cherokee and Snowbird, he was the son of the late Rev. Tom Wachacha Sr., and Edna Ruth Taylor Wachacha. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Tommy Wachacha Jr., and a nephew, Rande David Wachacha.
He is survived by one daughter, Shalana Wachacha, and C.J. Yates; sisters, Christy Wachacha, Gail Wachacha, Mary Jane Smith, and Tina Saunooke; special cousins, Jamie Pheasant, and Doug Pheasant, three nieces, Daryn, Geli, Beatric; one nephew Julian; and a special buddy, Chester.
A graveside service will be held at 5pm on Thursday, Aug. 24 at the Wachacha-Taylor Cemetery. Rev. Noah Crowe will officiate.
A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Acquoni Baptist Chapel . Revs. James Bo Parris, Jim Park, and Noah Crowe will officiate.
Family and friends will be pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to seven clans Dialysis Center at 53 Echota Church Rd. Cherokee, NC 28719.