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David Glen Briddick

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David Glen Briddick

New Smyrna Beach, FL - David (Dave) Briddick passed away unexpectedly over Memorial Day weekend in his home in New Smyrna Beach, FL at the age of 68.

Dave was born Ocotber 15, 1949 in Mt. Clemens, MI. His parents were Dorothy and Robert Briddick.

Dave grew up in Mt. Clemens, MI. He attended and graduated from Mt. Clemens High School. After high school, he enlisted in the US Army. He was a proud Vietnam veteran.

After his honorable discharge from the Army, he attained his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Wayne State University in special education. He worked at Bovenschen School in Warren, MI as a special education teacher for many years.

He married Diena Nelson and together they had two daughters.

He was an excellent cook. He loved to golf and was quite good in his day. He also loved to surf fish. Later in his life, he took up painting. Most of all he loved his family and Jesus. He had a heart of gold and was a very giving man. He helped many people financially, even complete strangers in need.

Dave is survived by his two daughters, Heather Briddick and Lauren Briddick; his granddaughter, Mara; brother, Peter Briddick; and sister, Cathy (Tom) Ernst. Dave is preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Robert Briddick.

Memorial donations may be given to the Salvation Army in memory of David G. Briddick. Donations can be mailed to Salvation Army Daytona Corp., 1555 L.P.G.A. Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32117-7117. For online donations go to

A celebration on life gathering for Dave will take place on July 14, 2018 from 12-4 with a military honor guard ceremony at 1pm. To RSVP and further information on location please email Cathy at [email protected]
Published in The Times Herald from June 8 to July 9, 2018
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