David Nagle

December 3, 1936 - July 5, 2007
David Nagle


David Nagle, known to his friends as “California”, 71 of Rocky Point passed away July 5, 2007.

David enjoyed traveling and his No. 1 goal was to travel from Florida to Maine which he completed. He also enjoyed fishing and Saturday yard sales.

He was a faithful and loyal employee of Poulos Painting for 19 years. David had no immediate family. He was a true friend to all who knew him and he will be missed.

There will be a gathering of friends at 6:00 PM, Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at Shelter 4, Hugh McRae Park.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • September 09, 2007
    Jeff Lee says:
    California did me a favor of introducing me to my wife of nearly 25 years...I slept in the bunk beside him for a couple of years...Later on the outside we shared some good times...He was a special friend...smile

  • September 09, 2007
    TomReece says:
    California, a.k.a. Handsome was one of the hardest working,best friends a person could have. I've known him for 30 years and I will see him again. We were the closest distant friends.I tried to be there for ya buddy,me and Tina will miss you. "Foots"

  • October 15, 2007
    Susan Mintz says:
    My husband and I met David at my brother-in-laws house. He was always invited to our family reunions and he always made me laugh. He was a good man. He had a family of friends that cared for him more than his true family did. Rest in Peace

  • September 10, 2007
    Lisa Chalker says:
    David has been a good friend of mine for the last 19 years. He was always hepful to me.I'll miss his crazy sense of humor.He was definely a character that you can't forget.I hope his journey to the other side was peaceful.Later David, he hated goodbyes.