David H. Read Sr., 73

David H. Read Sr.


David H. Read Sr., 73, of Budd Lake NJ died on Saturday May 21, 2016 in Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ.
He was born in Long Valley NJ on November 27, 1942 the son of the late Samuel and Mary E. (Riddle) Read.
David worked for the Mendham Township Department of Public Works for thirty eight years retiring as the Director of Public Works in 2010. He liked operating heavy equipment, driving trucks and attending car shows.
David is survived by his wife Elaine (Conklin) Read, a son David Read Jr. and his wife Nancy, two daughters, Christen Bennett and her husband Jonathan and Michelle Read, two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two sisters Gloria Jones and Helen Skinner and a brother Donald Read.
David was pre-deceased by a brother Joseph Read who died in 2000.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday May 27, 2016 at 11:00AM in the Coughlin Funeral Home, 15 Academy Street Califon, NJ 07830 followed by burial in the Fairmount Cemetery in Tewksbury Twp. NJ. Calling hours will be on Thursday May 26, 2016 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association at donations.diabetes.org/