David M. Behm, 77, of Myerstown, died Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Elizabeth A. (Snoke) Behm, to whom he was happily married for 59 years.
Born in Lebanon, on October 22, 1943, he was the son of the late Melvin O. and Kathryn E. (Schnader) Behm. A 1961 graduate of Myerstown High School, David retired from Glidden Paint Co, Reading Pa after 38 years as a Quality Assurance chemist, and recently ended his career as a Custodial Supervisor for the South Lebanon Elementary School. David enjoyed the teachers and students that he has met over the years.
He attended Myerstown United Church of Christ. David enjoyed woodworking, being outdoors, and spending time with his family. David was involved in the Myerstown Boy Scout Troop 78 for many years. He was a kindhearted and thoughtful man.
In addition to his wife, David is survived by three sons, David S. Behm, husband of Annamarie, Michael D. Behm, husband of Crystal, Timothy E. Behm, husband of Susan; grandchildren, Jordan Behm, Derek Behm, Katrina Raines, Alyssa Mentzer, Brittany Behm, Gerald Behm, Jessica Behm; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held, Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Grose Funeral Home, 358 W. Washington Ave., Myerstown. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to PA Breast Cancer Coalition, 2397 Quentin Road, Suite B, Lebanon, PA 17042; or Operation Christmas Child, Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.