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David Michael Sidbury
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Habitat for Humanity
    1558 Ben Sawyer Blvd.
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Sharon Baptist Church
    6411 Sharon Road
    Charlotte, NC 28210

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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Debbie as we hear of David's passing. -Stefani Timmerman ”
1 of 33 | Posted by: Stefani Timmerman - Awendaw, SC

“I miss you...... ”
2 of 33 | Posted by: Debbie

“Debbie...Very sorry to hear about David's passing on, he always helped me out when I called and was someone I could depend upon for good advise, he...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Bernie Francis - FL

“Ben I'm very very sorry for your families loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers ,Beth and Robb WAlker ”
4 of 33 | Posted by: Robb Walker - Monroe, NC

“Dear Debbie and Family, We are crushed to learn of David's passing ~ All those lucky to know David know how wonderfully accessible he was...on all...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Debbie -- We are so sad to learn of David's passing. Although we are not boat owners now, we fondly remember our days of Nordhavn ownership and the...Read More »
6 of 33 | Posted by: Scott Marks - Chicago, IL

“Debbie, So sorry to hear the news. You two were my fabulous hosts on board G of T on delivery north from Savannah in 2008/9.David gave me the gift of...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: mark heeley - Sydney Australia

“Debbie,We are so very sorry to learn of David Sudbury's passing.As Kathy Clark's poem captures so nicely, David was a prince among men and a man who...Read More »
8 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

David and fellow Nordhavn owners at Captains Class 2008. David scored the highest marks in the class
9 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Debbie, Jamie & Ben,We are so very sad to hear of Dave's passing. We never forget all the wonderful times shared with the two of you while we...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: Julie Benoit - Springfield, IL

“Debbie I am so sorry to learn about David. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. David was always so friendly and kind. ”
11 of 33 | Posted by: Beth Carpenter - Charlotte, NC

“It was such a shock to hear the sad news. Our family has many wonderful memories from when our kids were such good friends and we lived just a few...Read More »
12 of 33 | Posted by: Linda Kramer - Charlotte, NC

“Our deepest sympathy to the Sidbury Family. Our heart aches for your loss. ”
13 of 33 | Posted by: Steve & Diane Johnston - Orlando, FL

“Dear Debbie, We are saddened to the core with David's wonderful life being cut short. We will miss him greatly! We are very fortunate to have you...Read More »
14 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Debbie, What a loss! I remember David from Mash Bash Days getting everything together.have missed seeing you for some time but the fond ...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: Betty deBrosse - Charlotte, NC

“Hey my dear Debbie. As we all know David had the most kind and gentle soul that will will live with us forever. I am sickened by this but am greatful...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: Heyward King - Wilmington, NC

“Debbie and family,The photo of David was perfect; as his gentle smile and radiating inner sense of content was showing. The last time I spoke with...Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Joyce Holley - Awendaw, SC

“Dear Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories of David -- he was a great guy.Lynn Hidell ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Debbie, I am very sorry to hear this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.He was such a good guy and such a loss. With Prayers...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: John Hidell - Malvern, PA

“What a loss. I owe a lot to David for teaching me how to build, how to solve problems and how to add value to my clients. I will always hold him in...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Derek Carpenter - Charlotte, NC

“Debbie, Jamie and Ben,We were so saddened to hear of David's passing. He will be terribly missed by everyone who was lucky enough to know him. Our...Read More »
21 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“I am very sorry for your loss Debbie and Family, David was an amazing guy and will be remembered. ~Justin Z ”
22 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“I am truly saddened by the loss of David. He was a good friend and instrumental in starting First Commerce bank as one of my founding directors. He...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: Wesley Sturges - Charlotte, NC

“So sorry to hear about David. He was our classmate at Sedgefield Jr High and Myers Park High School. ”
24 of 33 | Posted by: Hart Hutchison - Charlotte, NC

“DEBBIE I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR FAMILIES LOSS AND JUST KNOW YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS ”
25 of 33 | Posted by: SUSAN BENNETT - CHARLOTTE, NC

“David and I grew up together at St. Marks Lutheran and in its Boy Scouts troop. We were great friends at that time but lost touch after college. I am...Read More »
26 of 33 | Posted by: Dick Huffman - Salisbury, NC

“Dearest Debbie, Jamie and Ben - I am so very sorry for your loss. David was truly a great friend and a great person. He will be truly missed. Know...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Jan Mercer

“Dear Debbie and family,It is hard to describe the magnitude of David's kindnesses. When we started our business in 1977 he could not have been more...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Dave Brown - Charlotte, NC

“My condolences to the Sidbury Family.Another good man,taken too soon.Marty Oxman & Family Charlotte,NC ”
29 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Debbie,Bob and I have you in our thoughts and prayers and we are sending you much love. We will be here for you, in your country home...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Ben, Jamie, Debbie; What a sad loss - greatest Dad and husband I knew. And what a truly great friend. I am so very very sorry. Joe Yochem ”
31 of 33 | Posted by: Joe Yochem - Charlotte, NC

“Dear Debbie,Eric and I send our love and deepest sympathy to you and your family. We are truly sorry and know that David will be missed by many. Amy...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

David and Debbie aboard Nautilus in Old Port Cove Marina, Palm Beach Fl “Dearest Debbie: We mourn your loss of David deeply - he was a man of great inner strength, integrity, kindness, generosity, and love for you and his...Read More »
33 of 33 | Posted by: Meg and Sam Woodside - Baltimore, MD


David Michael Sidbury, 66, of Awendaw, South Carolina, husband of Debra Freedman Sidbury, died Monday, March 6, 2017. His family invites friends to celebrate his life at a drop-in from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Bulls Bay Golf Club, 995 Bulls Bay Blvd., Awendaw, SC 29429. A Funeral Service will be held in Charlotte, NC at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15 at Sharon Baptist Church, 6411 Sharon Rd., Charlotte, NC 28210.

David was born May 19, 1950 in Abingdon, VA, son of James Woodman Sidbury and Martha Roof Sidbury. David grew up in Charlotte, NC, where he worked alongside his father in the construction industry. He later founded a successful commercial construction and development firm. Known to his friends as MacGyver, David was an Eagle Scout and a graduate of Wofford College.

Everyone who knew David saw him at his happiest when he was on the water. He and Debbie spent many years cruising on the boats that they loved.

In addition to his wife, Debbie, he is survived by his sons, Benjamin F. Sidbury (Deirdre) and James M. Sidbury; his grandson, Coleman J. Sidbury; his siblings, James R. Sidbury (Cathy), Barbara S. Eckard (Blake), and Mary S. Pierce (Ron); his sister-in-law, Rebecca Temple; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 1558 Ben Sawyer Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 or Sharon Baptist Church, 6411 Sharon Rd., Charlotte, NC 28210.