David J. Park, 60, passed away suddenly on July 17, 2022, in Humboldt, Tennessee. David was born on July 6, 1962, in Glendale, West Virginia, he was the son of Vance and Marilyn Park.
The family moved to Clifton Park in 1971, where he grew up. He graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 1980. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served for four years, three of them in Germany as a specialist on the Lance Missile System. He later moved to Tennessee where he resided until his death.
David was an avid hiker and camper, and some of his happiest hours were spent touring on his motorcycle. His love of animals led him to assist in the rescue and adoption of many dogs and cats, several finding their home, at his home.
David is predeceased by his father, Vance, his aunt Mary Jo Gallagher, uncles Kenneth Park and Edward Gallagher.
He is survived by the love of his life, Teresa Page of Tennessee; mother Marilyn Park of Schuylerville; brothers Brian of Schuylerville and Steven of Malta; sisters Michele of Schenectady and Valerie (Kirk Flegal) of Baldwinsville; nephews, Ian Ferguson of Gilbert, AZ, Tyler Ferguson of Baldwinsville, and Matthew (Megan) Ferguson, of East Greenbush; great nephew Max; aunt Edie Gallagher and Uncle Jim Gallagher both of NE; many cousins and extended family.
Family and friends may visit the family from 4 to 6 pm on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Flynn Bros, Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave, Schuylerville, NY, 12871.
A memorial mass will be held at 10 am on Friday, July 29, 2022, at ND Visitation Church, Pearl St, Schuylerville, NY, 12871 with the Rev. Martin Fisher officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held at 2 pm in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Rd, Schuylerville, NY, 12871.
Memorials in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or and animal rescue fund if desired.
Online condolences and messages to the family may be made at www.flynnbrosinc.com.