David started to work full time at Pittsburg Marine after graduating from Laurel County High School in 1984. In 1988 David became part owner in the business. He has been married to his partner in life, Henrietta, since 1986. They have two children, Sarah and husband, Dillon and Brian and wife to be, Madison. David enjoys fishing, hunting, going dirt tracking and watching football. He is an active member of Hazel Patch Baptist Church where he serves as deacon and Sunday school teacher.