Dave was a truck driver, hauling logs into Babine mill for many years. He was known locally for his artistic ability with wood working. Creating pieces of furniture and signs for many local businesses, parks and personal residences. Dave married Sandra Antonenko in 1986 and they had two children. They later divorced.
Dave spent all of his free time outdoors. He loved bird watching, working with rock, hiking with his dogs in the summer and snow shoeing in the winter.
Dave was gone too soon. He passed away suddenly at the age of 56 in the evening of September 13 in his home, which he built himself with the help of his son and friends.
Dave is survived by his parents Pete and Arleen Konkin. Siblings; Tammy Konkin (Gerald Anderson), Danny Konkin (niece Avery and nephews Julian and Carson), Billy Konkin (Jordyn Jarvis) and Tanya Singh (Ameet Singh) and his granddaughter Anara Singh