Dr. David Charles Startup passed away August 19, 2018

Dr. David Charles Startup of Heber Springs, formerly of McCrory died Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Panama City Beach, Florida. He was 74 years of age.

 David C Startup was born in Nashville, TN on August 3, 1944, the son of the late David G and Frances R Startup. He moved to McCrory in 1968 to open a dental practice in which he served the community of Woodruff County until moving to Heber Springs in 1986 to further his career as a consultant at Green Dental Lab. He was an avid golfer and was heavily involved in the Cypress Creek Country Club in which he was club champion for several years. He loved spending quality time with his family and made numerous trips to Panama City Beach, Florida to enjoy the climate and the food in his later years. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, David G and Frances R Startup, and two sisters, Joan Startup and Kitty Greer.

Survivors are his son, David G Startup II of Tacoma, Washington; daughter Kelly R Zarda and son-in-law, Timothy Zarda of Panama City Beach, Florida; long term partner Glenda Hillard of Heber Springs, two grandchildren, Jordan L Steedman and husband Jake of Monrovia, California; Megan Anderson of Panama City Beach, Florida; one great-grandchild, Judah Steedman of Monrovia, California; two sisters, Ann Franklin of Nashville, TN; and Carolyn Workman of Orlando, Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He will be loved and missed by so many.

Private services involving family and friends will be held in Heber Springs at 1 pm on October 20. Please contact the family for location.