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David "Ed" Edward Delzell

September 17, 1953 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 67)

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Obituary

David Edward "Ed" Delzell, age 67, of Athens, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at his residence.

David was a native of Chattanooga and a longtime resident of Athens.  He was a son of the late Robert Earl Delzell Sr. and Mariam Juanita Russell Delzell. 

David was the former Vice President and co-owner of Cash Advance in Knoxville.  He earned his pilot’s license, enjoyed anything to do with space and was a member of the Chilhowee Rod and Gun Club.

David is survived by his loving wife and longtime friend Selena Cline Delzell;

Brother Robert “Chuck” Earl Delzell and wife Patsy of Knoxville;

Stepchildren Jason and Tonya;

Grandchildren Reece, Alexis, London, Rylan and Jace.

Niece Carrie McCulley and husband John;

Nephew Scott Delzell and wife Brittany;

8 Great Nieces and Nephews and 3 Aunts.

There will be no formal visitation or funeral services.

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