Dauphin - David Ronald Young, 67, passed away September 28, 2021 at Harrisburg Hospital. He was born on February 23, 1954 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Calvin John and Grace Viola (DePoe) Young. David was an avid nature lover and an animal lover. He enjoyed camping, hiking, fishing and hunting, as well as raising his own chickens. He had his pilot's license and was a member of the Mid Atlantic Air Museum. He was a train enthusiast and loved Halloween. He enjoyed traveling with his sisters and visiting his nieces and nephews. He was always on the go. David was also a part of the Dauphin Historical Society. He also enjoyed his mornings at Hardee's with the guys. David worked for many years in the heating and air-conditioning field, retiring from Leffler Energy in 2011. David is survived by his sisters, Wanda G. Schaffner of Harrisburg, PA and Patricia A. Dickerson of Salisbury, MD; nephews, Robert L. Schaffner (Joann) of Middletown, PA, and Steven E. Dickerson of Salisbury, MD; nieces, Diane R. Schlesinger (Michael) of Lorain, OH, and Michelle R. Dickerson (Kyle) of Moseley, VA; great nephews, Robert L. Schaffner, Jr., Zachary E. Dickerson, and Brennan E.W. Howard, and great nieces, Madelyn G. Schlesinger, Marissa A. Dickerson, and Abigail G. Howard. He is preceded in death by his twin sister, Danna Marie Lenker and nephew, Tracy P. Schaffner. The family will welcome friends to a Celebration of Life to be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home, 2100 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to St. Jude's
Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences can be sent on Bitnercares.com
Published by Patriot-News from Oct. 1 to Oct. 3, 2021.