Fondan David Jackson "Shunk" "Papa" went to be with the Lord on Nov. 6, 2016.
He was born on April 9, 1937, in Jack County, Texas. David was a loving Dad, Papa and great-grand papa. For many years he owned his own fiberglass business. Many of his projects were displayed in public. He took great joy in getting pictures of his grandkids in the stagecoach displayed at the Fort Worth Zoo. He was also an avid fisherman and hunter.
He and his wife, Barbara Janelle Strickland, were married on Jan. 19, 1957. She preceded him in death on Dec. 28, 1990.
He is survived by sons, David and wife Charlotte, Steve and wife Barb, Tracy, and Dewayne and wife Laura; daughters, Trena Scott, Lisa and husband Buddy Clutts, and Barbara Jean and husband Chris Oxford; 11 grandkids; nine great-grandkids; one great-great-grand kid and lifelong family friend Wanda Savage. There are also numerous kids he claimed as his own.
He was also preceded in death by all of his siblings; both parents; and his grandson, Colton Oxford.
He is greatly loved and will be missed by family and friends.
Coker Funeral Home
Published on November 8, 2016