He was born April 27, 1978, in Tarzana, Calif., to William David and Ronnette Marie (Galarneau) Flora. He grew up in Colorado Springs, Colo. David married Danielle (Kirkling) Jenkins Oct. 13, 2001, Clay City. Together, he and Danielle owned and operated the Pizza Gallery in Clay City. He worked for U.S. Securities, at Staples Distribution in Terre Haute, for the past three years. He enjoyed fishing, especially Jugging for catfish, watching football, Cubs baseball and basketball. David also enjoyed coaching Clay City Youth League baseball for his stepsons and traveling with Danielle's sister and brother-in-law.
He is survived by his wife Danielle, stepsons Tyler and Tanner Jenkins, mother Ronnie Williams, Chicago, father Bill Flora and wife Polly, southern Florida, sisters Nicole "Nikki" Hepperle and husband Brian, and Noelle Flora, brother Matthew Flora and wife Charlie, stepbrothers Eric Nauert and Jason Nauert, as well as six nieces and four nephews.
A memorial service will be Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at 3 p.m., at First United Church of Christ, 6414 S. CR 300 E., Clay City, with Pastor Julie Western officiating. Visitation will be at the church, Friday, from 2 p.m., until time of service.
At his request, cremation has been chosen.
Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City has been entrusted with his care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Clay City Youth League, PO Box 71, Clay City, Ind., 47841, or the Clay City High School Sports Boosters, 601 Lankford St., Clay City, Ind., 47841.
Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.