David T Barger, 61, of Frederick, died suddenly on Tuesday, Dec. 10, of a pulmonary embolism. Dave was born Nov 26, 1958 in Cumberland, Maryland, to the late Joby and Pat Barger.
Dave was employed as a superintendent by Security Vault Works, Laurel, Maryland. Dave enjoyed yard sailing, antiquing and decorating for the holidays. He especially looked forward to the annual camping trip on Memorial Day with family and friends at Granite Hill. He loved reading ghost stories and visiting haunted places.
Dave is survived by his wife of 38 years, Liz Harbaugh Barger, his two daughters, Jenny Barger and Mo Zidek and husband Adam, his beloved granddaughters who were the joys of his life, Chloe Barger, Devyn and Jordyn Zidek. He is also survived by his siblings Greg, Jim and Cathy and their respective families.
He was predeceased by his brother Steve, nephew Brian and mother-in-aw Mert.
A memorial celebration will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Department, 22 North Main Street, Smithsburg Maryland. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Liz Barger, 13325 Wolfsville Road, Smithsburg, Maryland 21784 to establish a scholarship fund for his granddaughters.