David is a resident of Botetourt County living in Blue Ridge. He is a 1978 graduate of Cincinnati School of Mortuary Science and attended the Foundation of Funeral Service Management School. He has been in Funeral Service for over 38 years.
David served for many years as a member of Cave Spring Baptist Church as a teacher, deacon and Chairman of the Personnel Committee. Currently David and his wife Nicole are members of Thomas Road Baptist Church where they lead the children’s ministry for the Crossroads Church plant in Roanoke.
David and Nicole have six daughters, one son and four grandchildren. David proudly joined the Tharp Staff in May of 2011.