Dave was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  His family moved three years later to Stamps, Arkansas where he grew up, met and married his wife Linda, and spent thirty-four years in the manufacturing sector and business world.  Dave and Linda have two children and four grandchildren.

After retiring in 2004, they moved to Hot Springs and joined Crossgate in 2005.  Dave and Linda have served in leadership with the Prayer Ministry for fourteen years and are involved with the Prayer Partner Network. They have led several Experiencing God bible studies as well as studies on prayer over the years. Dave and Linda are members of the CSI LifeGroup.  He has served as an Elder at Crossgate for ten years.

Dave enjoys spending time with family, reading and studying, traveling, Razorback sports, and sports memorabilia.