David E. Anyan

david anyan

November 24, 1935 ~ May 1, 2022

Born in: St. Louis, Missouri
Resided in: Stone Mountain, Georgia

David E. Anyan of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away on May 1, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. David was born November 24, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri. In his youth, he attained the rank of Eagle Scout in the BSA program. He excelled on the wrestling and swim teams in high school and college. He graduated from the Missouri School of Mines in Rolla with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and continued his education at Washington University in St. Louis.

While in Rolla, Dave met and fell in love with Sharon Armbruster. They were married in 1958; next month would mark 64 years of happy marriage.

He started work at Ford Motor Company in 1959. His work at Ford took him and his family from St. Louis to Detroit, Chicago, Dallas, Virginia Beach, and finally Atlanta. After retiring from Ford, he founded Dacon Consulting, owned Bikeways of Tucker, and co-owned the Flight School of Gwinnett.

David is survived by his wife, Sharon; three children. Stephen Anyan (Gloria), Lisa Anyan Smith, David Todd Anyan (Heather); nine grandchildren, Tyler (Sarah), Brad, Christy, Nicholas (Glori), Alex, Christopher, David, Katy, and Maddy; one great-grandchild, Nora; two brothers, Charles Robert and Thomas Asa. He is predeceased by one brother, Brian.

Services will be held on May 7 at 11:00 am at All Saints Lutheran Church, 722 Rockbridge Road SW, Lilburn, Georgia 30047.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Lutheran Church in Lilburn.


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  1. Dear Sharon,
    Gaye and I wish you and your family our sincere condolences for the loss of Dave. I certainly enjoyed knowing him and he will certainly be missed.
    Gaye and Bill Craig

  2. Sharon and family: Our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of Dave.
    God’s Peace,
    Marilyn & Harry Nilsen

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