from the Family of the Honorable Edward
A. David, Sr.
regret to announce the untimely passing
of the Honorable Edward A. David, Sr.,
former Mayor of Monrovia, Liberia. Mr.
David was born on the 28th day of November
1940 in Monrovia, Liberia to Cecilia Victoria
Ross and Wilmot Adolphus David. In 1975,
Mr. David became the first elected Mayor
of Monrovia, Liberias capital city,
in fifty-four (54) years. He served in
that post until 1979.
David passed away on Saturday, July 15,
2006 at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in
his hometown, Monrovia at the age of 65.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte
Graham David; children Edward A. David,
Jr., Alphonso B. David, Miatta V. David,
Massah C. David and Romelle David; daughter-in-law,
Albina David; grandchildren, Nicholas
David and Michael David; foster mother,
Irene David; siblings, Cietta David-Mensah,
Vera David-Duche, Wilmot A. David, Jr.,
Dr. Magdalene Soniia David, Mildred David
Kla-Williams, Robert Richardson, Reverend
Sam Richardson and William Richardson;
aunts, Rose David, Sadie Deshield, Nancy
Ross, Myrna Tolbert, Mary David and Enid
Hoff-David; uncles, Daniel Tolbert, Saye
Richardson, Leonard Deshield, Frederick
David and Reverend Eric David; and many
nieces, nephews, relatives and personal
services will be held at the First United
Methodist Church in Monrovia on Thursday,
August 10, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. The family
will also hold a memorial service at the
Colesville United Methodist Church in
Silver Spring, Maryland on Saturday, August
19, 2006 at 10:00 a.m.
The family extends its deepest gratitude
to Etmonia David-Tarpeh, Christine Tolbert-Norman,
Daniel Tolbert and Albert Nimley for all
of their assistance in planning and organizing
funeral arrangements in Liberia. The family
also greatly appreciates all of the support
relatives and friends have provided.
memorial service in celebration of
the life of the Honorable Edward A. David,
Sr., former Mayor of Monrovia, will be
held on Saturday, August 19, 2006 at 10:00
a.m. at Colesville United Methodist Church,
52 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, Maryland
20904. A repast will follow the service.