He graduated from Lorain High School he then went on to serve in the U.S Military. David also earned a BS in Accounting, a MBA in Business Administration and was pursuing a DBA in Business Administration from University of Phoenix in Arizona.
David enjoyed playing the bass guitar, chess, basketball and football, and loved fixing cars. He worked on the assembly line at Ford Motor Company and later performed as Office Manager for industrial contractors, Norris Brothers Co. in Lorain and Safway Scaffolding in Cleveland.
David leaves behind his mother, Dorothy Flanders of Lorain; daughter, Demetris C. Flanders of Birmingham, Alabama; sons, David Flanders of Oberlin, Edward Flanders of Lorain; brothers, Dwight C. (Roberta) Flanders of Cleveland and Duane L. Flanders of Lorain; 13 grandchildren; and a host of other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Iry Flanders, Jr.; and brother, C. Tyrone Flanders.
Friends may call from 10:30 A.M. until the time of service at 11 A.M., Saturday, January 5, 2013 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, 3001 Elyria Ave., Lorain. Brother Robert Parks of Jehovah’s Witness Lorain South Congregation, 2330 East Skyline Drive, Lorain, will give words of comfort.
Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, Inc., 3001 Elyria Ave., Lorain, (440)244-5200.