David Alexander Bourne, 54, of Raleigh, passed away Friday morning, July 17, 2015 after a courageous two year battle with cancer.
A native of Greenwood, SC, David was the son of the late Robert Spears Bourne Jr. and Emilia Hutchinson Barksdale. He lived on Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands in grade school and graduated from Center High School in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia.
David was a loving husband and father. His favorite place to spend time away from home was the coast of North Carolina where he enjoyed windsurfing and camping. David got his private pilot’s license in Raleigh. His hobbies included working outside in the yard, scuba diving, skiing and reading.
David is survived by his wife, Lori Lloyd Bourne; daughters Eliza and Sarah Bourne; mother, Emilia Barksdale of Kansas City, MO; brother, Rob Bourne of Dallas, TX; sister, Kemp Wiese of Kansas City, MO.
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The memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday at White Memorial Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to Cancer Companions Class at White Memorial Presbyterian Church 1704 Oberlin Road, Raleigh, NC 27608.