David Roudabush, 82, of Blue Knob, passed away Tuesday December 29, 2020 at UPMC-Altoona. He was born September 9, 1938 in Queen, son of the late Earl and Laverne (Knisely) Roudabush. He married Peggy Marlett on September 21, 1957 in Cumberland, MD.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, a son David Roudabush and fiancée Tammy Charron, 8 grandchildren Kristen, David, Dale Dustin, Brian, Erin, Lee Ann and Tiffany, 16 great grandchildren, a brother Gary Roudabush and wife Sharon and two sisters Alice Foor and Thelma Diehl. He was preceded in death by a son Keith Roudabush.
Dave was a 1958 graduate of Greenfield-Kimmel High School. He was a member of Mt. Moriah United Methodist for 56 years, serving as Trustee, Treasurer, and Sunday School Superintendent. Upon its closing he became a member of McKee United Methodist Church, serving as Trustee.
Dave retired from General Refractories, Claysburg and was previously employed at Berwin Railway. He also operated an Atlantic gas station and sold produce for over 40 years. He and his wife also served as camp hosts at Blue Knob Campground for many years.
He was a member of the former East Freedom Lion’s Club and served as president from 1981 -1982. Dave enjoyed farming, NASCAR racing and volunteering at the Altoona Curve.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family and we ask those in attendance to follow CDC guidelines by wearing a mask and social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the McKee United Methodist Church.
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McKee United Methodist Church