David G. Light

July 4, 1949July 9, 2018
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David G. Light passed away unexpectedly at his home in Freetown, Indiana on July 9, 2018. David was born in Fayetteville, W. Virginia to Samuel and Doris (Mercer) Light on July 4, 1949. David was an electrician by trade, working at the Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a US Army veteran, serving in Vietnam. He married Patricia Shively in Columbus, Indiana on March 27, 2007 and she survives. David is survived by his mother Doris, his loving wife Trish and their eight children; Davy Pickett, Melissa Garretson, Richard Pickett, Rebecca Light, Jynessa Tharp, Joshua Lowe, Brandon Lowe and Brian Lowe. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and his two sisters; Leah McConville and Terri Mercer Strout and their families. David was a wonderful carpenter who loved his family, taking care of his horses, hiking the mountains and reading his Bible and especially working on his family genealogy. Visitation for David will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. in Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, 1682 State Rd. 135 North, Nashville, Indiana 47448. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. also in the funeral home with Jim Weld officiating. Burial with military honors performed by the Brown County Honor Guard and the US Army will be in Christiansburg Cemetery, Nashville, Indiana.

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  • Doris Mercer Light, Mother
  • Patricia G. Light, Wife
  • Davy Pickett, Son
  • Melissa Garretson, Daughter
  • Richard Pickett, Son
  • Rebecca Light, Daughter
  • Jynessa Tharp, Daughter
  • Joshua Lowe, Son
  • Brian Lowe, Son
  • Leah McConville, Sister
  • Terri Mercer Strout, Sister
  • David leaves behind 25 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren who will cherish his memory.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends Friday, July 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 14, 2018

David G. Light

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Annetta Perry

July 13, 2018

I never got to meet David but I’ve known Trish and her family for many years. I’m truly sorry to hear that you’re going through this heartbreak. My family has you all in our prayers and in our hearts. God love y’all. Netta, Sami, and the Perry and Watts family.

Roy (Ben) Dillingham

July 12, 2018

So sorry for your loss. I knew David when we were kids. In fact he was my step brother.For too short a period we grew up together. May God bless his family in this sad time.

Stephanie McClellan

July 12, 2018

Aunt Doris , Terri , Leah . We are so sorry to hear of the passing of David . You all have our Deepest Sympathy . Love y'all.

Rita Arritt

July 12, 2018

So very sorry to hear of David's passing. Terri, Doris, and all the rest of his family, I will keep you in my prayers. Sending my love and condolences to you all.

Jeffrey East

July 11, 2018

Dave was a kind soul and a pleasure to be around. He will be missed. Love you Trish and and Nessie.