On September 30, 2023, David Brian Berg, aka Big Daddy Sea Captain/Dapper Daddy, and Pop Pop to his grandchildren, set his sails for the sweetest fishing spot in Heaven.
David is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Lisa Walker-Berg and daughters, Jacquie Wheat (Donovan Wheat) and Jennifer Berg, and Grandchildren Hayley Wheat and Austin Wheat.
David is also survived by his sisters and brothers; Julie Holt, Deanna Berg, Ron Berg, Robert Berg, Jenee San Filippo and numerous nieces and nephews. His mother, Freda Slack, step-father Ted Slack and step-mother Rhonda Berg. David is proceeded in death by his father, Richard Berg.
David was born in Sacramento, California on August 18, 1963 and was raised in Elk Grove, California. A welder for 44 years, he worked at Lawson Mechanical and was a member of the Local 447. It was rumored David could, "weld a pigs ass to a wooden fence."
David was an avid fisherman, competing in many bass tournaments. He also loved to golf and enjoyed NASCAR parties and camping.
David, you will be greatly missed. Fly high Free Bird!