David Wesley Fike

Oct. 27, 1941 - June 30, 2020

David Wesley Fike, 78, Tyrone, passed away Tuesday at his home.

He was the son of the late Charles and Florene (Gensimore) Fike. On Aug. 18, 1973, he married Darlene Atchinson in Camp Hill.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: Charles and Brian (Kristen); a granddaughter, Violet; a brother, Terrance (Laverne); and three nieces: Darla (Randy) Stehmen, Laurie (Richard) Morris and Sherry (Dan) Stricek.

David was a 1959 graduate of Tyrone High School and proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1959-63. David embarked on a profession as a lineman with local IBEW No. 126 and spent 18 years with Penelec, retiring in 2002. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 281.

David enjoyed watching westerns and reading true history books and was an avid sports fan. Growing up, he was an excellent baseball player, and his love for the game continued his entire life. His lifelong love of the Pirates is known to all who love him.

A memorial service for David Wesley Fike will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care of Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone.