David Glenn Focht Sr.

April 19, 1944 - Sept. 11, 2018


David Glenn Focht Sr., 74, Claysburg, passed away Tuesday at his residence.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Glenn David and Elizabeth “Betty” (Walls) Focht. On June 8, 1966, he married Nancy Lee Walter in Cumberland, Md.

Surviving are his wife, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage; two sons: David Glenn II and fiancee, Cheryl, of Cumberland, Md., and Robert Lorne and wife, Kara, of Butte, Mont.; five grandchildren: Jessica, Chelsie, Lorne, Tommi and Gabriel; three great-grandchildren: Keeili, Cooper and Koltin; a sister, Kathy Metzler and husband, Tim, of Williamsburg; and two brothers: Jim and wife, Carol, in Virginia and Ted and wife, Myrna, in Arizona.

David retired as a mixer driver for New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. after 25 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam conflict, where he was a door gunner on an H21 Shawnee Helicopter.

He formerly attended the Upper Claar Church of the Brethren and he was a member of the Teamsters.

David enjoyed their family dog, TeddyBear, as well as hunting and four-wheeling.

Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Holli­daysburg, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Pastor David Maxwell. Military honors will be accorded by the Blair County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial donations may be given care of the family or to Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg.