David W. “Dave” Testerman, Sr., 61, of Quarryville, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
He was the beloved husband of Sandra D. (Rohrer) Testerman, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Florence M. (Ross) Testerman, of Peach Bottom, and the late Reber J. Testerman.
Dave attended Solanco Schools and over the years received training and certifications in welding and heavy equipment operation. Throughout his life, Dave worked as a farmer, spray painter, mechanic, truck driver, construction worker, and most recently as a facility maintenance person at Pilgrim’s Oak Golf Course, retiring with 16 years of service.
In his spare time, Dave enjoyed farming, playing horseshoes, and performing mountain-style clogging. He was a member of the Lancaster County Sportsmen Association, Solanco Fair Association, Make-A-Wish, Central PA Teamsters, and Pennsylvania Heavy & Highway Contractors.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his children, David W. Testerman, Jr., Reber J. (Jennifer) Testerman, II, Connie A. (Joshua) Holt, Jessica M. Rutledge, Daniel S. Testerman, and James E. Testerman; grandchildren, Ashley Byrne, Alexus Testerman, Austin Testerman, Jade Rutledge, Emma Testerman, Brodie Testerman, and Samuel Testerman; and sisters, Debra (Bob) Fite and Crystal (Paul) Owensby.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Douglas Testerman.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at the Lancaster County Sportsmen Farm, 573 Hilldale Road, Holtwood, PA 17532, with Pastor Chandler Evans officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the David W. Testerman, Sr. Benefit Memorial Fund, c/o Sandy Testerman, 347 Puseyville Road, Quarryville, PA 17566, or in person at any Wells Fargo Bank location. (Please make checks payable to the David W. Testerman, Sr. Benefit Memorial Fund.)
Arrangements entrusted to Dewald Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Quarryville. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.dewalds.com.