Ret. Staff Sgt. David “Brent” Leftwich of Four Oaks passed away Friday, May 15, 2020.

A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Hall Family Cemetery in Autryville (Hayne Stretch). Officiating was Rev. Paul Honeycutt.

The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2020, at the funeral home.

He was born Sept. 15, 1954, in Sylva, N.C. He was the son the late Rodney L. and Janie A. Leftwich.

He graduated from Cullowhee High School in 1973 and attended Western Carolina University and the Community College of the Air Force.

Active in Boy Scouts as a youth, Brent was an Eagle Scout, earned Order of the Arrow, and served as an assistant scoutmaster.

Brent was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He served our country for more than 20 years earning the rank of staff sgt. While in the Air Force, he was stationed at Ramstein Germany, Altus Oklahoma, and Edwards California.

Brent loved the Lord and Jesus Christ. He was a member of  Temple Baptist Church in Selma. He was an ordained Baptist minister.

Brent is survived by his wife, Mandy Leftwich; a sister, Linda Leftwich Moore of Spanaway, Wash.; two brothers, Rodney Henderson Leftwich of Mills River, N.C., and Philip Robbins Leftwich of Asheville, N.C.; as well as his nieces, Diana Moore and Margaret Anne Leftwich; and nephew, Brent Michael Leftwich; three stepchildren, Frankie Hall and wife, Melissa, Jamie Hall and Amy Hall all of Roseboro; and seven stepgrandchildren, Matthew, Noah, Gracie and Preston Hall, Dustin Carter, Brianne and Brittany Arnold.

Services were entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 6535 Clinton Road, Stedman, N.C.