TRACY, Calif.—David Shimp, a pastor, died April 12. He was 91.
David attended Baptist Bible Institute of Cleveland and Piedmont Bible School, graduating with a ThB in 1955.
He was a pastor for 60 years, serving at Stanleyville Community Church, Whipple, Ohio; Fairfield Baptist Church, Thurston, Ohio; and Litchfield (Ohio) Baptist Church.
During his time at Litchfield Baptist Church, where he ministered for 53 years, he was an active part of Camp Patmos and Skyview Ranch, volunteering many hours. He was also active in the Hebron Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
In 2016 he and his wife, Shirley, moved to Tracy, California, to be with family. While there he was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church, where his son-in-law, Tim Heinrich, is pastor.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley, on Jan. 19, 2020.
He is survived by his daughter, Susan Heinrich; and four granddaughters.