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Obituary for David W. Harbert

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David W. Harbert

February 2, 1948 - October 28, 2016

David Harbert of Redwood City, California passed away peacefully on October 28, 2016 after a short but valiant battle with cancer.


David is survived by his partner, Mark Tada; parents, Betty and Jack Harbert, Riverdale, Utah; brother, John (Angie) Harbert, North Ogden, Utah; nephew, Nicolas Harbert, Bountiful, Utah; niece, Chelsea Harbert, Salt Lake City, Utah and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.


David was a native of Pueblo, Colorado and a graduate of South High School.  He was an Eagle Scout and Marine Corp Vietnam Veteran where he was awarded a Purple Heart.


In 1980 he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where he was a U.S. Park Service Ranger and worked in the auto sales business before his retirement.


David’s passions included books, coffee and vintage clothing, especially hats.  He enjoyed traveling, including road trips throughout the southwest.  He was a positive, generous, outgoing person and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.


A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held Friday, November 18, 2016 at 11:00 am at Leavitt’s Mortuary & Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah.


Interment will be at a later date in Colorado.


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Date: Friday, November 18, 2016


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Born: February 2, 1948
Died: October 28, 2016

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James W. Herbert posted on 12/5/16

Cousin Jack and Betty, I am so sorry that your wonderful son, David, has passed. May the strength of the Lord be with you and with his spirit for now and eve


Penny Salazar posted on 11/15/16

Aunt Betty, Uncle Jack, John and Family I am so very sorry that David has passed. So many good memories of days spent at Grandma Lamb's, times he babysat for us, hearing my mom and dad talking about his being wounded in Vietnam and being scared for him. Truly sorry that I am unable to be there with all of you on Friday but my thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord bring you comfort and peace. Penny


Ruth Barbara Hoyt-Johnson posted on 11/15/16

Dear Betty and Jack, I am so sorry to hear about David . My prayer and thoughts are with you both. May God bless you during this time of sorrow and grief. We know that David is in paradise where he has no more pain. Again my dear and old friends, God Bless you and keep you close to him throughout this time of sorrow and grief. In Christ, Ruth Barbara Hoyt-Johnson