David Earl “Dave” Ludington, age 62, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 19, 2018, at his home in Lake Isabella, Calif., surrounded by his loving family.
Dave was born on March 13, 1956, in Long Beach, Calif., to Earl and Barbara Ludington and was the third of 3 children. Dave moved to Lake Isabella in the late 1970s and worked as a carpenter for most of his life.
Dave met Nancy Petersen in 1979 and together the couple raised 2 children.
He is survived by his partner in life, Nancy Petersen, his daughter Jamie Gagnon and her husband, Justin Gagnon, and his son Kyle Ludington and his wife, Heather Ludington, his two sisters Linda Anderson and Laura Shafer, and many nieces and nephews.
In his free time, Dave enjoyed coaching baseball for his son’s team, a passion that he passed on to his son Kyle. He also enjoyed creating furniture from reclaimed wood including benches, stools and tables.
Dave truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with and spending time with family and friends.
A celebration of Dave’s life will be on a later date.