David  Harker

Obituary of David J. Harker

David J. Harker, age 71 passed away Saturday August 14th, at home in Clearwater, Florida. David was resident of Clearwater since 2016 when he moved with his wife Robyn from Burlington Township, New Jersey. David was pre-deceased by his parents Charles and Eunice (Morrill) Harker and his brother Danny. David was born February 20, 1950. He was the 2nd of 7 children, growing up in Beverly, New Jersey. Dave graduated from Palmyra High School in 1968, where his claim to fame was being a member of the band The Unknown. Dave married his wife Robyn in 1973. In May of 2016 Dave retired from the Beverly, New Jersey Post Office after and incredible 46 years of dedicated service as a postal clerk. David loved sports. He never missed a Philadelphia Phillies or Eagles game, at least while he lived in NJ, in Florida he settled for the Rays and the Bucs. He loved watching the Little League World Series every August and college basketball. David also loved to travel. Aside from the annual Florida trips and spending time at the camper at the Jersey shore, he enjoyed visiting the National Parks with his family and had visited an impressive 44 of the states. Dave will especially be remembered for his sense of humor and how he loved to dance. He enjoyed going to the movies with his family and loved especially loved Star Wars and Marvel. He was formally a member of Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Beverly, NJ before moving to Florida and joining The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard in Dunedin Florida. He enjoyed volunteering with Robyn both at church and with entertainment committee in their retirement community. David leaves behind his wife of 48 years Robyn (Jennings) of Clearwater, FL, two daughters Jaime (John) Lee of Burlington Township, NJ and Jodi (Devin) Frederick of Hopewell Township, NJ, three grandchildren, Katie Lee, Addison Lee and Andrew Frederick, brothers Chuck (Susan), Kenny (Linda) and Tommy (Debbie), Sisters Sue LeConey (Don) and Sally Myers (Scott) as well as many nieces and nephews, cousins, neighbors and friends. A private memorial service will be held this fall.

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