Faddis, David Samuel 07/10/1929 ~ 07/13/2013 SAN MARCOS -- David was born to John Paul and Marjorie Faddis on July 10, 1929 in San Diego, Calif. David entered Heaven on July 13, 2013 at the Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, Calif. The Faddis Family were early pioneers to the area, dating back to the 1880s. Faddis Civil War Veterans are buried in San Diego's Mt. Hope Cemetery. At least one Faddis has served in each of our Nation's subsequent wars. David's daughter, Nolabeth, served in the Gulf War as a Navy Nurse. David's father, John P. Faddis served as San Diego County Supervisor in both the 3rd and the 5th Districts in the 1930's and in 1960. David graduated from Central Elementary, Wilson Jr. High, and Hoover High (1947). He earned a Football Scholarship to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he studied architecture. The Korean War
interrupted his education in 1950. He served in the USAF until 1954, and instructed pilots instrument flying. David married his high school sweetheart, Betty Jean Peterson in 1952 at the 1st Presbyterian Church, downtown San Diego. They recently celebrated their 61st Wedding anniversary. David owned and operated two businesses, Delta Development Co. and Property Inspection Service. He built and remodeled homes, and did tenant improvement for several large retailers. He was a member of Community Bible Church, Vista, Calif. Sadly, David was afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease during his final ten years. He is finally at peace in Heaven. He was known for his jovial good nature and great sense of humor. David was a fine man and respected by all who knew him. He is survived by wife, Betty; sons, David Michael (Sally), and Daniel Steven (Beth); daughter, Nolabeth; six grandsons, Daniel Spencer (Leah), Drew Steven (Tanya), Dean Steven, Grant Arthur, David Nathan, and Jonathan Aiden; granddaughter, Sarah Ann Hinckle (Charlie); three great grandchildren, Daniel Spencer, Jr., Emily Marie, Grace Elaine Faddis. Private entombment was held at Cypress View Mausoleum, San Diego and a Memorial Tribute to David will be held at 10 a.m., at Community Bible Church in Vista, on Saturday, July 27th. The church is located at 617 Sycamore Ave., Vista. (Take Sycamore Exit off Hwy 78). Contributions graciously accepted at the
, 6632 Convoy Court, San Diego, CA. 92111. Or via www.alz.org
. Arrangements are by Alhiser-Comer Mortuary.