David N. Silva, 44, Was Marine Corps Veteran

David N. Silva, 44, died on Friday, Jan. 23, at his residence in North Carolina. He was a 21-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, retiring with the rank of gunnery sergeant, and was a veteran of combat in the Gulf War.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn J. Silva of Newport; two sons, Kodi Silva and Colin Silva, both of the home; his mother, B. Jean Silva, of Newport; his father, William A. Silva, of Massachusetts, and a cousin, Callie Silva, of Chilmark.

Services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Base Chapel aboard Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station. Interment followed in Fort Mitchell National Cemetery in Seale, Ala.

Flowers are welcome or other memorials may be made to Hospice of Carteret County, P.O. Box 1818, Morehead City, NC 28557.