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David Leon Gaster

March 11, 1931 July 28, 2018
David Leon Gaster
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Obituary for David Leon Gaster

ROXBORO: David Leon Gaster, 87, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro. A lifelong resident of West Durham, he was born March 11, 1931 to the late Stacey Clarence Gaster and Bertha Margaret Hilliard Gaster. In addition to his parents, Mr. Gaster was predeceased by his sisters, Mildred Weisner, Pearlie Cates, Betty Eubanks and Dorothy Faircloth.

Mr. Gaster was a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He retired as a professional painter. Mr. Gaster went to church in Roxboro, and was of the Baptist faith his whole life. He loved vegetable gardening, fishing at the coast (Davis Island), and was known to all for his sense of humor.

Mr. Gaster is survived by his sisters, Denise Suggs (Rickey), Carolyn Skipper (Ronald), Linda Boone (Doug) and Cathy Woods (Richard).

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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