Dr. David Craig Apple August 30, 2012
Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
Dr. David Craig Apple, 57, of Mount Pleasant, SC died Thursday August 30, 2012. A Graveside Memorial Service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday September 8, 2012 in Greenview Cemetery Reidsville, NC. A Memorial Service was held 10:00 A.M. Monday, September 3, 2012 in J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel in Mount Pleasant , SC.
Dr. Apple was born June 15, 1955 in Reidsville, N.C., son of W.B. Apple, Jr. and the late Dorothy Wilson Apple. He was educated in the Reidsville Public Schools, Rockingham Community College, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Wake Forest Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC. He completed his medical residency in Charleston, SC and was named outstanding resident during his last year. After completing his medical residency, David joined an Internal Medicine partnership in Charleston, SC. He served as project manager for the renovation of the medical practice offices, and later moved his practice to Mount Pleasant, SC, where he was also project manager for a new medical practice complex, It was there that he established a medical health spa. David was a devoted father, who found great joy in his relationship with his children. He offered them unconditional understanding and provided them with every opportunity within his abilities. They loved to hear him share his stories about his childhood as well as their own. David was a gifted writer; he touched many souls through his letters and stories.
He is survived by his father W.B. “Dud” and Pat Apple of Reidsville, NC, his sons, Joseph Wilson Apple of Mount Pleasant, SC, and Benjamin Burkett Apple, US Army; his daughter, Katherine Grey Apple of Mount Pleasant, SC; his sisters, Anne A. Lee and her husband Donnie of Reidsville, NC, and Susan A. Neuhoff, and her husband Jimmy of Greenville, NC; his brother, Dr. Dee Apple and his wife Nancy of Pennington, NJ; and his nieces and nephews, Heather Lee, Keatts Lee, Kristen Apple, and Will Apple. He was preceded in death by his mother, and his grandparents, Dick and Lorraine Apple, and Harry and Mamie Wilson.
In honor of David’s love for Will and Maggie, his Golden Retrievers, memorials may be made to the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406 or the Susan G. Komen Foundation, 505 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, Texas 75244.
Citty Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements in Reidsville, NC
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com