November 8, 1946 ~ April 14, 2020

Resided in: Stone Mountain, Georgia

Mr. Carl David Braswell, age 73, of Stone Mountain, GA passed away April 14, 2020 at Emory University Hospital. He was born in DeKalb Co., son of the late Pullam Carl Braswell and Cinthia Elizabeth Hewell Braswell. David was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked as owner of Braswell Auto Parts in Stone Mtn., owner of Flat Shoals Texaco Station in Conyers, Ga, and Esquire Insurance Agency in Lawrenceville, GA until he retired. He enjoyed riding his Harley, Chevelle Muscle Cars , and Drag racing his 55 Chevy in his early years; was a fan of the Atlanta Braves, Falcons, Alabama and Georgia Tech Football, and his favorite TV show was Gunsmoke.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Ramona Inez McWilliams of Molena, GA.

He is survived by his daughter Tambrylin Marie Preston of Lithonia, Grandson Perry Rolader of Lithonia, Granddaughter Bridgett Rolander of Lithonia, and several Great Grandchildren, Niece Shawna Gunn of Saint Simons Island, Nephews Matt McWilliams of Concord, GA, Mark McWilliams of Griffin, GA, Shane McWilliams of Jasper, GA. Friends and Classmates or Lithonia High School.

A private Graveside Service will be held at Bethel Baptist Cemetery on April 17,2020, and a Celebration of Life gathering to be determined at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 1147 Panola Rd. Stone Mountain, GA 30088

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  1. CandleImageDavid was a great friend and buddy we go back to our younger years. We had a blast the last time we were together after the LHS reunion. Will miss him dearly

  2. CandleImageI have been long time friends of Ramona and David. I was so sorry to hear of his passing. No more pain, no more sorrow. Rest high DAVID on the mountain. 🕊🕊🕊✝️

  3. CandleImageSorry for yalls loss. David was a great character, easy and fun to be around. Great sense of humor. I enjoyed working with him. I will miss seeing his funny messages. With Love

  4. CandleImageDavid was one of our neighbors on Panola Road growing up. We all went to LHS together. I am so very sorry for your loss. David is at peace and healed now. He has gone to be with his family that went before him, especially his sister, Ramona, whom he dearly loved. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. Go Rest High on that Mountain. You are dearly missed.

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