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Obituary: James A. "Jim" David, Columbus

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James A. "Jim" David, 92,  of 30th Street, died at 10:14 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Jim retired in 1983 after 33 years with Arvin Industries where he was a general foreman. He was formerly employed with Vernco Corp. in Columbus and Lake Havasu, Arizona, and Reynolds Aluminum Company in Phoenix, Arizona.

He was a member of Flintwood Wesleyan Church and an Army Veteran of World War II, serving all three years overseas in the Asiatic Theater with Company A, 34th Engineers.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Pastor Wes Jones officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from noon to time of service Friday at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum with military rites conducted by Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Flintwood Wesleyan Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the David family and a video tribute may be viewed at

Born in Brown County June 21, 1921, Jim was the son of Charles E. and Edna B. Hutchison David. He married Iris L. Clark on December 20, 1941. She preceded him in death on April 26, 2004.

Survivors include his daughter, Connie J. (Glenn) Peck of Shawnee, OK; a brother, Charles David of Columbus; grandchildren, Carmen (Rod) Jacobs, Karen Peck and David Peck; and great-grandchildren, Harrison Jacobs and Mason, Devon and Alex Peck.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister, Pauline Brown; brothers, Carl, Donald, Kenneth and Gale David; a daughter, Margaret S. David; and a special friend of seven years, Jean Johns.

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