David Joseph Aldrich

September 9, 1972May 25, 2012

David Joseph Aldrich, 39, of Indianapolis departed this life May 25, 2012. He was born September 9, 1972 in Indianapolis to Thomas and Kathleen (Griffin) Aldrich. David worked for Federal Express as a truck dispatcher for over 17 years. In 2011, he earned the award of “Mr. FedEx” but was most commonly and affectionately known as “Super Dave”. He also traveled for The Roosters Band as a roadie and bouncer. David loved games of all types. He volunteered as an after-school club leader for the game of ‘Magic the Gathering’. He enjoyed ‘World of Warcraft’, and Live Action Role Play. David also had lots of fun clowning around as “Swat” for Clowns Unlimited. He is survived by his beloved wife of ten years, Angela M. (Brewer) Aldrich; his loving son, Christopher Thomas “Tommy” Aldrich; mother, Kathleen Aldrich; brother, Kevin (Lynn Barnett) Aldrich; grandfather, Thomas Griffin; mother and father-in-law, Karen and Larry Brewer, Sr.; grandmother-in-law, Myrtle Dennis; brothers-in-law, Larry (Caroline), Jr. and Bill (Tiffany) Brewer; nieces and nephews, Tristan Barnett, Alexis, Hannah and Hayden Aldrich, and Will and Kaitlyn Brewer. David was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Aldrich and grandparents, Ed and Bernice Aldrich and Mary Elizabeth Griffin. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 11:00 AM until time of memorial service at 4:00 PM in Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to March of Dimes. Condolences may be offered at


  • Memorial Service Saturday, June 2, 2012
  • Visitation Saturday, June 2, 2012

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June 5, 2012

Kathy & Angie, I'm very sorry for your loss and you have my deepest sympathy and prayers. I'm sorry I couldn't come to the funeral home but I was sick in bed. If you need help, please let me know. Sandy Bauer

June 4, 2012

Kathy, I am sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to your family. I worked with you years ago at blue cross and blue shields. (acordia corporate) in the 90's Marnie (walker) McDonald

June 3, 2012

We met you and Tommy only once in Wabash for breakfast with your mom and dad. Wish we could have met Dave. Our hearts are heavy for your loss. You are in our prayers.
Bill and Sue Bishop
Alice McClintock

Cheryl Blocher

June 3, 2012

Angi and Tommy:

I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

In Christ's Love,

Roni Richardson

June 2, 2012

The word "Super" Dave encompasses his spirit, his joy, the attitude he brought to life. He always had a smile on his face and he loved being around people, and he absolutely loved his family...He will be greatly missed!!!

david jones

June 2, 2012

One of the nicest guys you could ever meet, He will be greatly Missed Indeed. :(...

Chuck Morgan

June 1, 2012

Kathy and Angie - you are in my prayers and my deepest sympathy goes out to you and your families. My heart aches for your loss. God be with you, Angie, Kathy and little Tommy, in this difficult time.

June 1, 2012

Dear Kathy, My Deepest Sympathy to you and your family on the passing of David. In reading his obituary It seems to me that he was exceptional young man. My thoughts are prayers are with you at this difficult time. Sincerely, Peggy Walters.

Tim Ehrgott

June 1, 2012

Angi & Tommy, I am so sorry for your loss. There is not much I can think of to say at this time, other than that you are in my thoughts.

Sherlock Family

June 1, 2012

"Kathy, Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... our thoughts are always with you and your family during difficult times."
With loving memories of “David”,
Paul Jr., Belinda, Paul Ryan, Tanya, Nicholas and Britni