Falk, David Charles
Birth: Thursday, December 20, 1956 in Daly City, California
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, December 02, 2015 at the age of 58
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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David (Dave) Charles Falk, 58, of Leonardtown, MD passed away surrounded by his loving family on December 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Born on December 20, 1956 in Daly City, CA he was the son of June Hirsch of Leonardtown, MD and the late Donald R. Falk.
Dave was the loving husband of Patti Falk whom he married on February 21, 1981 in Redeemer Lutheran Church Fort Wayne, IN.
Dave is survived by his children: Craig Dusek (Cristin) of Alexandria, VA, Edward Falk of Detroit. MI. Christina Vallandingham (David) of Ridge, MD, Stephanie Kohut (TJ) of Leonardtown, MD, grandchildren: Abby Dusek, Karsyn Falk, and Ryleigh Vallandingham.
Dave graduated from the University of California in 1978 Psychology, Master of Religion-Lutheran Seminary 1980, Rensselaer 2001, and Master from USN War College 2005.
Dave served in the United States Navy from May 13, 1983 to January 1, 2007, retiring after 23 years. He served in Daly City, CA, Marion, IN, Patuxent River, MD, earning: Meritorious Service Medal (2), Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal(4), Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3), Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (3), National Defense Service Medal (2). Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2), NATO Medal, Navy Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon. He was Vice President and Senior Acquisitions for Savvee Consulting, Inc.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 2:00 PM 3:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will follow at 3:00 PM with Pastor Jonathan Blanke officiating. Interment will be held at a late date in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
In Lieu of flowers please consider donating to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105, and Racing for Cancer (racingforcaner.org), in his name. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.