Donald R. David, 85, of State College, passed away at 11:00 AM on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Centre Crest Nursing Center in Bellefonte.
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Born on September 18, 1933 in York, PA, he is the son of the late Gilbert Myers and Dorothy Jane (Moore) David Sr. He was the husband of the late G. Jean (Clark) David who preceded him in death on March 6, 1996.
He is survived by his children, Michelle David-Hugues and her husband Kevin of Salisbury, MD and Mikel David Milliken and his wife Brenda of Bellefonte; and six grandchildren, Shannon Milliken, Christopher Milliken, Patrick Hugues, Aidan Hugues, Liam Hugues, and Kealyn Hugues.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gilbert David and a sister, Joanne Kauffman.
Mr. David was a 1951 graduate of York High School, a graduate of York College, and also attended the Pennsylvania State University. He was a part of the Apollo 11 Space Program in coordination with NASA and also was a mechanical engineer for several projects with the military.
Donald served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He was the owner and operator of Micro-Tol Machine Shop and Keen Manufacturing and enjoyed Sprint Car Racing, NASCAR, and buying, restoring, and selling vehicles.
Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown with Rev. Graham C. Fowler officiating.
Interment will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Nook.
There will be no viewing or visitation.