David Nieves Cruz, 85, of Granite Falls passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care- Hudson. He was born July 15, 1935, in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico, to the late Cruz Nieves and Mariana Cruz. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four siblings, Ana Luisa, Benjamin Nieves, Abraham Nieves, and Cruz Nieves.
Mr. Nieves Cruz was strong in his faith and loved his Lord. He enjoyed spending time with his family especially his beloved grandchildren, and participating with the PACE Program of Hickory. He was dearly loved and will be missed by many.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 24 years, Rosa Nieves Castro of Cleveland, Ohio; two daughters, Julie Bolden and husband John David of Granite Falls, and Vanessa Nieves and husband Omar Negron of Apopka, Florida; three sisters, Edith Nieves of Florida, and Elizabeth Nieves and Aracelis Nieves, both of Puerto Rico; and four beloved grandchildren, Christian and Giovanni Iglesias, and Julisa and Scarlett Lang.
Graveside services will be held Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.
Due to COVID-19, face masks and social distancing will be required.
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Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Nieves Cruz family.