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"It was early on. Aaron found me. I was alone, lost everything... everyone. Myself, I-- I wasn't crazy. I just gave up on being someone, an actual person. Know what I mean? (...) We found Betsy on the way back to the community. She still saw me. After I thought I was dead and gone, she was my first friend. Then she was more. She made me more. Even better than how I used to be. But if I could make it back, I'd want to say goodbye. Tell her... finding her in all this, that was everything."
—David to Michonne about how he found Alexandria and his wife.[src]

David is a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead. He is a resident of the Alexandria Safe Zone.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about David's life prior to or as the outbreak began.


After the apocalypse started, David lost everyone and was left all alone until Aaron found him and brought him to Alexandria. On the trek to Alexandria, they found Betsy, who he befriended and eventually wed as his wife.

Season 6

"First Time Again"

David volunteers to help construct the wall out on the road that is designed to deter the horde of zombies along a route away from Alexandria. David is also present at the quarry going over Rick's plan when suddenly the zombies break free, forcing him and the others to scramble to their positions.

"Thank You"

David and the rest of the group run through the woods towards Alexandria, with half of the herd on their heels. While Rick talks to Glenn and Michonne in private, David and the others watch in horror as Barnes has his throat ripped out by a walker and is put down by Michonne. After Rick leaves for the RV, David along with his remaining group continue on. They go into a panic when walkers attack; David receiving a walker bite on his back. They survive the ordeal without Sturgess, who had fled into the woods out of fear, while Scott sustains a bullet accidentally fired by Sturgess to his leg.

David and the group move on. He talks to Michonne about how he lost everything to the apocalypse and that a woman by the name of Betsy brought him back. He wishes he could see her one last time. At an abandoned town, David and the group take refuge in a pet store after finding Sturgess' body and being cornered by more walkers. While Glenn and Nicholas head out to lure the walkers away, the others sit quietly, watching walkers pass by the storefront. Michonne sees David writing a farewell note to his wife. When he tries to hand it to her, she refuses to take it. "You're getting home," Michonne writes on her arm. The walkers that had been lurking in the back room of the store begin pounding on an interior door, drawing the attention of the walkers outside. Michonne kills them, but the walkers outside have been attracted.

David and the others leave the pet store, guns blazing. Annie is devoured while the others reach a gate and climb over it. As David and Michonne climb over, walkers claw at them and drag David down to be devoured. His note to his wife is last seen being stepped upon by the walkers that are eating him.

"Heads Up"

A zombified David is stumbled upon by Glenn Rhee at the fence where he died. He lifts himself off the gate and looks at Glenn briefly before Glenn puts him down.


Killed By

After exiting the pet shop, David and the group come upon a fencing area. As they start to climb over it, walkers grab and claw at the feet of Michonne and David. However, walkers pull David down and begin to devour him as the group looks on in horror.

He is later found as a walker by Glenn and is put down.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims David has killed:


TV Series

Season 6


  • David may have been a part of the Military, as evidenced by the dog tags worn around his neck.
TV Series Characters
Grimes Family JudithR.J.RickCarlLori
King County LambertPaulaShaneLeonMr. SiggardMrs. Siggard
Jones Family MorganJennyDuane
Atlanta Camp CarolDarylMoralesGlennAndreaMerleTheodoreDaleSophiaJacquiMirandaLouisElizaAmyEdJim
Nursing Home MiguelFelipeJorgeGuillermoGilbert
Jenner Family EdwinCandace
Greene Farm MaggieBethHershelPatriciaJimmyAnnetteShawnArnoldOtisJosephine
The Living NateRandallSeanTonyDave
Michonne's Group MichonneMikeTerryAndre
The Prison AxelOscarAndrewTomasBig Tiny
Woodbury JeanetteMrs. RichardsMcLeodPhilipCaesarShumpertJacobsonMr. RichardsOwenErynKarenGregMiltonStevensRowanEileenFosterBettyNoahPaulJodyRichardHaleyPennyWarrenMichaelGargulioCrowleyTimEmily
Tyreese's Group SashaTyreeseAllenBenDonna
Military Personnel WellesWilsonBradySeanFranklinCallaway
Prison Newcomers BobLizzieMikaLukeMollyJulioHenryNorisCalebDavidRyanCharlieChloePatrickZach
Chambler Family TaraLillyMeghanDavid
Martinez's Group HowardMitchAlishaPete
Ford Family AbrahamEllenA.J.Becca
Post-Prison Survivors EugeneRositaChristopher
The Claimers DanBillyHarleyTonyJoeLenLou
Terminus MartinGregTheresaGarethAlbertMikeMaryAlex
St. Sarah's Church Gabriel
Grady Memorial Hospital StevenTanakaAlvaradoAmandaBelloLicariPercyMcGinleyFrancoNoahDawnO'DonnellBobJeffriesGormanJoanGavinHanson
Alexandria Safe-Zone AaronBarbaraScottKyleNoraAlexSocorroJenWayneHeathMrs. RobinsonMarcusJonahCherylEnidRussBobBruceTobinKent AnnaMikeyFrancineSpencerOliviaDeniseDeannaLucyRonJessieSamMayaDavidBetsyNicholasAnnieWillTommySturgessBarnesNatalieStacyMichaelJefferyRichardsHollySamanthaBobbyCharlyneO'HaraDineshDanErinAdrianParkShellyCarterPeteRegAidenEric
The Wolves OwenAphid
The Saviors NeganLauraQuanAldenGracieAliceSherryDwightAmberTanyaMarkGinaPotterJoséBrookeMelJohnBrandonFrankieD.J.RichieRegina JedNorrisArat JustinSimonDukeLanceGaryReillyJaredEvanKatyKenoDerekDeanGavinGomezPaulieDukeZiaLeoYagoJoeyGuntherRudyToddDinoHuckWadeCamNelsonMaraGordonRoyDavidEmmettIsabelleJosephChrisGeorgeNeilRomanJiroMilesPrimoPaulaMichelleMollyDonnieGabeTimmyTina
Hilltop Colony BertieKalEduardoOscarMarcoEarlHershelGageBriannaAdelineRodneyTammyCasperMartinMilesHildePaulGregoryKennethStephanieCraigCrystalWesleyHarlanNeilFreddieAndyEthan
The Kingdom EzekielJerryDianneNabilaJennyWilliamHenryDanaKevinKurtAlvaroDanielColtonRichardBenjamin
Oceanside CyndieRachelJulesBeatriceKathyNatania
The Scavengers AnneTamielBrionFarronWinslow
Georgie's Group HildaMidgeGeorgie
Magna's Group MagnaLukeConnieKellyYumikoBernie
The Whisperers AlphaAdamBetaMaryLydiaDanteFrancesZionRasmusSeanHelen
Shelter Survivors CyrusAmandaLamarFrankRoseMatias
The Highwaymen AlfredMargoAlekOzzy
Jocelyn's Group WinnieP.J.GinaLinusMitchellJocelyn
Bloodsworth Island Virgil
Unknown Location LucyRufusPrincess
Miscellaneous Survivors WilhelmSiddiqMiloAmeliaEastmanSamAnaMrs. BlakeClara
Animals DogNellyShivaTabithaButtonsDukeFlameViolet
Walkers CarlaDellyJoe Sr.BillTonyNickErinDougLouiseWayneSummerHannahEddie
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