David Paul Folmar Sr.

Published 3:19 pm Sunday, January 2, 2022

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Mr. David Paul Folmar Sr., 84, of Baltimore Road, Advance, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
He was born on March 24, 1937, in Lycoming County, Pa. to the late David Ledbetter Folmar and Reba Estella Ayers.
Mr. Folmar was a member of Clemmons First Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a military pilot in Vietnam. He also worked as a commercial airline pilot for 30 years, beginning his career with Piedmont Airlines. He was devoted to his family, and always supported them in their endeavors.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: a step-father who raised him, Paul Leonard Buss; and 2 sisters, Carol and Jean.
Survivors include: his wife of 60 years, Sue Browder Folmar,of the home; 3 children, David Paul Folmar Jr. (Sarah) of Brown Summit, John Andrew Folmar (Keri) of Dubai, and Linda Folmar Plitt (Will) of Advance; 12 grandchildren, Bailey Beatty (Josh), David Paul Folmar III, Alexandra Brown (Marshall), Abigail Plitt, Paige Folmar, Ruth Folmar, Chloe Folmar, Braxton Richmond Folmar, Charles Plitt III, Andrew Folmar, Wesley Folmar, and Anna Folmar; a sister, Lainie Thompson; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022 at Eaton Funeral Chapel. Interment was at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 in Salisbury National Cemetery with military honors.
Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.