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David Richard Robertson

August 8, 1942 ~ August 10, 2021 (age 79)


David Richard Robertson, 79 of Muhlenberg Township passed away August 10th, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the wife of Ofelia (Chavarria) Robertson to whom he married on December 4, 1965.

Born August 8, 1942 in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late Robert Richard and Viola Diana Miller Robertson Bayliff.

David attended Reading High School and proudly served his country with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, with four tours of duty. He worked as a custodian for the Schuylkill Valley School District for 34 years, retiring in 2004. Previously, he also was employed for a number of years by the Billard Barbell Company, Reading.

David enjoyed fresh and saltwater fishing.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his son; William John, husband of Jill Kristin (Reber) Robertson of Robesonia. Also surviving are his grandchildren: David Diaz, Lysette Diaz, Scott Robertson, Benito Diaz, Jr., Sarah Kramer and Corey Robertson. He was preceded in death by his daughter: Martha Alicia Diaz and a grandson Eric Diaz.

A graveside service will be held Friday at 2:30pm at Charles Evans Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thank you to South Eastern Hospice for their exceptional care during the past four months. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Wounded Warriors, Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

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* Graveside Service
August 13, 2021

2:30 PM
Charles Evans Cemetery
1119 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601

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