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David Allen Fiske

September 14, 1959 November 16, 2018
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David Allen Fiske, 59, of Steeles Tavern, died unexpectedly from a sudden illness Friday, November 16, 2018 in Roanoke.

He was born on September 14, 1959 in Charlottesville Virginia, son of Richard H. Fiske and the late Betty W. Fiske. David spent his younger years on the family farm and surrounding community near Aldie, Virginia. David was a loving son, brother, uncle, dedicated agriculturalist, community volunteer and caring friend to many in his community.

David graduated from Loudoun County High School in 1977. He furthered his education at The University of Nebraska, earning his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Agribusiness and Agriculture Economics. “Forever a Husker, Go Big Red!”

David was not only dedicated to his family and friends, but also to many organizations; some of which include: Aldie Volunteer Fire Department (inactive), Raphine Volunteer Fire Company, Virginia Forage and Grassland Council, Augusta County FFA/4-H Market Animal Show and Sale and previous President of Augusta County Fair.

David was employed as Superintendent of the Virginia Tech Shenandoah Valley Research Farm in Raphine, Virginia. Past employment included Loudoun County Virginia Sheriff Dispatcher, Fairfax County Virginia Firefighter, Nelson County Virginia Extension Agent, Augusta County Virginia Extension Agent, and Agricultural/Ranch Manager of Rollins Ranch.

In addition to his father of Leesburg Virginia, David is survived by his special and dear friend, Jacqueline “Jackie” Parr and family of Roseland, Virginia; three siblings, Ellen Stewart (Bob) of Cedar Bluff, Alabama, Billy “Tiger” Fiske of Staunton, Virginia and Nancy Freeman (Dan) of Marietta, Georgia. He had 6 wonderful nieces and nephews, Nicole Varn (Nathan) and children Daven, Grady and Anslee, Alex Stewart, Zach Daly, Will Fiske, Morgan Stewart, and Kara Freeman. Also surviving are a step-niece Amanda Dellerba (Chris) and daughter Camden, and step-nephew Mark Freeman.

A celebration of life service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Old Providence Presbyterian Church, 1005 Spottswood Road, Steeles Tavern. A reception and time of fellowship will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Raphine Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 142, Raphine Virginia 24472.

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton is in charge of his arrangements.

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Celebration of Life




11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Old Providence A.R.P. Church

1005 Spottswood Road
Spottswood, VA 24476

A reception and time of fellowship will follow the service.

Old Providence A.R.P. Church
1005 Spottswood Road Spottswood 24476 VA
United States

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Old Providence A.R.P. Church

1005 Spottswood Road
Spottswood, VA 24476

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