Husband, Father, Chef: Well loved, a hard worker
David R. Brathwaite, 51, of Carlisle, entered eternal life on Monday, July 22, 2013, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born March 21, 1962, in St. John, Barbados, a son of Joyce (Brathwaite) Mullin of St. John and the late Douglas Mullin.
David was a 1980 graduate of Princess Margaret Secondary School in St. Philip, Barbados and studied at the Barbados Community College, where he majored in Professional Cookery. David served in the Barbados Defense Force. He was an executive chef and most recently operated the Pretzel Spot Café in Carlisle and had also worked at the Silver Cup Lounge at Cumberland Golf Club and six years at The Holly Inn. David was a member of the Unity Church in Mt. Holly Springs and The Pride of Barbados Masonic Lodge #6 in Brooklyn, NY.
He is survived by his wife of 11 years, Tamara C. (Corum) Brathwaite, sons; Darone Brathwaite of St. Michael, David Brathwaite, Jr. of Tucker, GA, Lawrence Corum of Carlisle, daughters; Jade Brathwaite of Tucker, Tanesha Corum and Ashley Corum, both of Carlisle, brothers; Desmon Mullin of St. Michael and Paul Mullin of St. John, sisters; Dianna Brathwaite of St. John, Michelle David of Hinesville, GA and Marissa Sealy of St. John, maternal grandmother, Maria Sealy of St. John, granddaughter, Keyonah Corum of Carlisle and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A Home Going service for David will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Don Watkins officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service. There will be no viewing. Interment will be private.