David Phillip Fiddler, 59, of Shelburn, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2012, in Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family.
David was born July 10, 1953, in Daggett, Calif., to Earl Anthony Fiddler and Dorothy May Ross Fiddler.
David was the owner of Willis Lawn Service for over 17 years. He was a member of the Southside Church of the Nazarene, where he was a Sunday school teacher, church bus driver, and board member. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and coaching baseball throughout his life. He was an avid sports fan, but most of all loved his grandchildren. David was a great father, husband and, most of all, provider, for his family and will be greatly missed.
David was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Earl Anthony Fiddler II and Willis Michael Joseph Fiddler; and one brother, John Mark Fiddler.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Fiddler, who has shared 40 years of wonderful marriage with him; one son, David Fiddler Jr. and his wife Jessica of Brazil; one daughter, Christina Fiddler and her companion Mark Long, of Terre Haute; six grandchildren, Haley Fiddler, David Fiddler III, Bailey Fiddler, Tyler Fiddler, Mark Russ, and Shelby Fiddler; five brothers, Earl, James, Steve, Wesley and Tim Fiddler; and one sister, Margaret Fiddler. David is also survived by many nieces, other friends, family and loved ones.
Funeral service for David will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the Southside Church of the Nazarene, 1901 S. Fourth St., Terre Haute, with Pastor Kim Suits officiating. Burial will follow in Bathesda Cemetery in West Terre Haute. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time at the church. Pastor Kim Suits will be officiating. Burial will follow in Bethesda Cemetery in West Terre Haute. Greiner Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at