Dave Allan Mobley
Dave Allan Mobley, 62 passed away unexpectedly at home in California Valley, CA on February 9, 2021 due to complications associated with emphysema.
Dave was born on October 29, 1958 in Corvallis, OR. He moved to Santa Barbara, CA with his mother at the age of 4.
Dave lived his life to the fullest and always on the edge as he was an extremist and a thrill seeker. He had a passion for the great outdoors. He enjoyed camping, biking, hiking and snowboarding. He was well known in Santa Barbara for his skateboarding abilities and, at one time, rode for Tom Simms. It was not uncommon to hear of Dave skateboarding down Mountain Drive or the likes of. He was clocked one time on Hwy 1 coming out of Lompoc at 81 MPH.
Dave joined the Marine’s in 1975 and was very proud to be a Marine.
Dave was preceded in death by his father, Donald Roger Mobley and his youngest sister, Sandy Lynn Block. He also lost a very dear friend recently, Edmund Ramirez, who resided in Peru. Dave was unaware of his passing.
He leaves behind his girlfriend of 31 years, Janine Morgan; his mother Nelda Jean Block; his stepmother Jeanette Mobley; his brothers Brian Dana Mobley (Candi), Eric Mobley (Beth) and Kenneth Weston (Lorraine); his sisters Andrea Schamp (Jeff), Jo Weston, Shela Ann Hickman (Charlie) and Shelly Puffer (Bruce).
Family and friends alike will never forget this “one of a kind” individual who could be so gruff on the outside but had such a tender heart.
There will be no formal services for Dave; however, there will be a Celebration of Life in the near future.