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HYNDMAN, Pa. - David W. Emerick, 70, of Hyndman, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at his home surrounded by family.
Born Jan. 19, 1947, in Cumberland, he was a son of the late George C. Leydig and Dolly G. Emerick. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Junior Leydig and his wife, Dorothy.
Survived by his wife of 49 years, Teresa A. (Bridges) Emerick whom he married June 25, 1977; brothers, Ronald Emerick and wife, Karen of Wellersburg, Fay Leydig and wife, Gloria Jean of Hyndman; sisters, Barbara Logsdon of Hyndman, Patricia Troutman and husband, Johnny of Corriganville, and Cherlene Scritchfield and husband, Ron of Hyndman and many nieces and nephews he loved very much.
Dave served in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam. He worked at Lashley's Construction, was dispatch at STC Trucking and was the owner operator of TFC trucking. He was Pentecostal by faith. He was a life member of the Kennells Mill Sportsmen's Club, Cumberland VFW and American Legion and the Mountianside Marine Corps Detachment.
Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Inc., 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, on Saturday July 15, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Sunday July 16, 2017, at 1 p.m. the Rev. John Bennett officiating.
Burial will follow at Comps Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 13 Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hyndman Rescue Squad.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zeiglerfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 12, 2017
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