David passed away on March 15, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. David was born in Whittier, CA on September 9, 1942.

He is survived by Betty DeRoo, his loving wife of 50 years; his daughters, Donna DeRoo and Kelley Valley; grandson, Cody David Valley; sister, Karen Stockton and her husband Andrew; brother, Chuck DeRoo and his wife Beth; brother, Dan DeRoo and his wife Nathalie; and many wonderful nieces and nephews. He is also survived by sisters-in-law, Nita Kiehlmeier and Cindy Kiehlmeier.

A Celebration of Dave's Life will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at The Bridge Church, 3438 E. Ashlan, Fresno, CA.

In lieu of flowers and in honor of Dave's life of serving others, remembrances may be made to the Junior League of Fresno-Impact Fresno Committee, 516 W. Shaw, Fresno, CA 93704.

Published in the Fresno Bee on Mar. 20, 2014