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David J. Moyer

David J. Moyer, 68, of Macungie, died Sept. 2, 2020. He was the husband of Brenda (Bogert) Moyer. They were blessed to share 50 years together. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Caroline (Rote) and Noah Moyer (stepfather) and Dick and Sis Moyer (father and stepmother).

He graduated from Emmaus High School in 1969 and earned an associate degree from Allentown Business School after serving six years in the Navy, spending five of those years stationed in Rota, Spain.

He was a longtime regional manager for Varian and retired from Suppression Systems, Inc., in 2011.

He touched many young lives as a baseball and softball coach for the Alburtis Youth Association and served as the organization’s president for many years.

He lived his life to the fullest and always brought joy and laughter to those around him. He was an avid Phillies and Steelers fan. He spent his retirement golfing, fishing, hunting, woodworking, playing shuffleboard, darts, poker and spending time with his grandkids.

He was a loving husband, dedicated father and fun-loving grandpa.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Derek and his wife, Denise, of Center Valley; a daughter, Deanna and her husband, Andy Portz, of Emmaus; four grandchildren, Sidnee and Cole, Austin and Abby Portz; a brother, Scott and his wife, Cindy, of Zionsville; a sister, Karen and her husband, Craig Mogel, of Macungie; a sister-in-law Susan, wife of Dave’s late brother, Donald, of Gilbertsville; sisters-and-brothers-in-law Susie and her husband, Bobby, of Emmaus and Sharon and her husband, Stephen MacDonald, of West Reading; a stepmother, Sis Moyer, of Macungie; nieces, nephews and many, many friends.

Contributions may be made to Brookside Community Church to benefit Grow Christian Preschool.

Walk-through calling hours will start 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at Brookside Community Church, 3800 Brookside Road, Macungie. To limit lines, we ask, if possible, family to arrive 2 p.m., neighbors around 3 p.m. and friends around 3:30 p.m. Dress is “Dave casual” and Phillies, Steelers or “golf” shirts encouraged. Feel free to bring a write-up of your favorite “Dave Stories” to share with the family or email them to deannaportz@gmail.com.