He was born Feb. 8, 1957, in Linton, to Guy and Jane Ann (Storm) Dickerson.
He graduated from Clay City High School in 1975. During high school he was a member of the wrestling and baseball teams lettering in both sports. He also served as a manager for the boys' basketball team. Following high school he attended Indiana State University until accepting employment with Pfizer Inc., and later Danisco Sweetner, in their warehousing department.
He married Lisa Hart May 8, 1982.
He especially enjoyed spending time with his family traveling on "Disney Vacations." David also enjoyed attending and assisting in Clay City High School sporting events where needed. For many years he kept score for the boys and girls basketball teams and in the past has served as the assistant coach for the girls' softball team. In past years he coached for the Clay City Youth League as well as Terre Haute MSA. He was an avid collector of "Clay City" and Coca Cola memorabilia. He also enjoyed watching movies, spending time on E-Bay and shopping.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents Harry and Opal Storm, and Thomas and Hattie Dickerson and father in law Stanley Hart.
Survivors include his parents Guy and Jane Ann Dickerson; wife Lisa Dickerson; daughter Kendall; son Evan; sister JoBeth Haviland and husband Dale; brother-in-law Brian Hart and wife Patty; sister-in-law Della Hart and family friend Coleta Medlock; mother-in-law Nana Kay Hart; nieces and nephews: Elizabeth and Brent Haviland, Dalton and Isabelle Hart, Jessica LeGrand and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastors David Clapp and Ray Deeter officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 3-8 p.m. and again on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of services.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Clay City High School Athletics' Department. Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.