David W. Gerald

March 15, 2013

David W. Gerald 64, of Frankfort, IN, died at 6:44 p.m. March 15, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born September 20, 1948 in Frankfort, IN to the late Stanley L. & Chloe (Page) Gerald
He was previously married to, Dorothy Virtue Jacobs, Cindy Power Danner and Linda Rentschler. Mr. Gerald was a 1967 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School and was a lifelong Clinton County resident. He served in the U.S. Army reserves for four years. David was the former owner of Dave’s Body Shop from 1971 to 2002. The shop is now owned and operated by his son, Damon.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 19th from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society.

Survived by:

1 Daughter: Sandy K. Crick of rural Frankfort, 2 Sons: Damon M. (Tiffany) Gerald of rural Frankfort, Joe Barker II of rural Frankfort, 1 Sister: Joyce (Don) Price of Florida, 5 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren


11 Condolences for “David W. Gerald”

  1. Pat Riley March 17, 2013 at 3:13 am

    Sorry for your loss, the world is better because Dave was in it.

  2. Sue March 17, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    Dave was a good friend to Bernie and I. This was a shock as I thought he was well last time we talked to him. I am sorry for all of you and ask God to keep all the good memories in your grief and lighten your burden….God Bless.

  3. Gary Bragg March 18, 2013 at 12:49 am

    Dave has been my close personal friend for over 50 years. We had so many good times together I could not begin to list them all. He loved his family and friends and was someone you could always count on to be there if you needed help. He was a talented body repair man and was very respected for his work. I will miss him as long as I live and treasure all the memories we had growing up.

    Gary Bragg

  4. Robin Kesterson Butler March 18, 2013 at 12:51 am

    You will be greatly missed by a lot of people. I remember all the trouble you and my brother Mike would get me into. You made our world of fun and laughter you are now making them laugh in heaven. We will miss you a lot Dave. An old old neighbor. May god be with your family in their time of need. God bless you Dave.

  5. Gary Bragg March 18, 2013 at 12:54 am

    Dave has been my close personal friend for over 50 years and I will miss him as long as I live and treasure all the memories we had growing up.

  6. Clara March 18, 2013 at 11:52 am

    Dear Family,
    At times like this words don’t seem to suffice, however it is with words that we express many of our deepest emotions. May you draw comfort during this difficult time from Bible text such as Psalms 34: 18 which tells us that God is near to all those broken at heart and Jesus words at John 5: 28, 29 where Jesus promises a resurrection of our dear loved ones. May family, friends and comforting memories help you during the difficult days ahead. I hope these few thoughts provide a measure of comfort as you come together to mourn the loss of David.

  7. Darla Large March 18, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    Dave and John have been friends for 40 years, he was a great guy, always smiling even when he didn’t feel good.. He will be missed …… John Large

  8. Bruce and Nancy Mosson March 19, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    The class of 66 has lost another mate way to soon, all of which we have little control over. Many memories of Dave from grade school thru high school and beyond. May God bless the family and may he R.I.P. Bruce and Nancy

  9. Sharon Watchbaugh March 19, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    I moved to Frankfort in 1967 and Dave was one of the first people I met! He loved doing crazy things on the spur of the moment and to this day I wonder why we did not get in big trouble!! We were good buddy’s, Dave, Me and Mike Bragg and I will always remember him as being a wonderful guy !!! I am thinking of his Family this day! I am so sorry for your loss!!

  10. Brook and Monica Beard March 20, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    Brook and I are thinking of your family during this time. Its hard to loose your parent but knowing that he is in Gods hands now and not in anymore pain, makes it a little more comforting. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. He is at peace now.

  11. John Davis April 6, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    Dave, Gary Bragg, Dick Sheets and I rode motorcycles together in High School and I have known Dave since first grade, that would be 59 years. I moved away and it appears that Dave had his share of life’s adventures. May he rest in peace.

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