In loving memory of

David H. Lightkep, Sr.
April 21, 1932 - February 12, 2021

David H. Lightkep, Sr, died on Friday, February 12, 2021 at his home in Foulkeways at Gwynedd in Gwynedd, PA. He was 88 years old.

Born in Ambler, PA., David was the son of the late George and Edith (nee Lewis) Lightkep. He was a graduate of Ambler High School and was a veteran of the US Army.

In the 1950's Mr. Lightkep established the family business , David H. Lightkep, Inc.; an outdoor power equipment business in Maple Glen, PA. He was a faithful member of the Pleasantville United Church of Christ in Chalfont. He served his community as a member of the Ambler Rotary Club. David also enjoyed socializing at Old York Road Country Club. Above all, he was a devoted and cherished family man.

David was the loving father of a large blended family. He was preceded in death by his wives Margaret "Marge" Kohler in 1980, and Margaret "Peggy" Suhy in 2018. He is the dear father of David H. Lightkep, II (Sandy) of Ambler; Carla Stull of Lititz; Beth Ann Neill (Donald) of Ambler; Sandy Suhy of Ambler; and Christopher Suhy (Eileen) of Ambler. He is the proud "Poppy" of eleven; Ashley, Adam, Justin, Courtney, Kali, Trevor, Mary Kate, Matthew, Maggie, Kelly, and Kristin, and great grandfather of soon-to-be five great-grandchildren. David is the brother of Ann Hopwood, of Lansdale.

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Tributes

JOSEPH PERRI wrote on Feb 28, 2021:

"So sorry to the family for your lose. We've known Dave for many many years and had some wonderful times together. He was a great man and all around guy! We send our condolences, Joe and Jeanette Perri "

Rev. Glenn F. Bosworth wrote on Feb 26, 2021:

"Our deepest sympathy to Dave's family and friends! Although I only knew him on the business side, he had a way to make his customers feel as if we were all part of the family. HE instilled that attitude into his family and all of those who worked for him. His kind and gentle heart will be missed greatly by all of those he touched. May we know we will meet again in God's presence on the day we return home!"

Julie van Steenwyk wrote on Feb 21, 2021:

"Sorry for your loss. Julie van Steenwyk"

Judith Kratka wrote on Feb 21, 2021:

"To the entire family- we hope you know (and will be comforted by) how many others were touched by your dad/poppy. He was a remarkable man who was generous in spirit, kind, and hilarious in his dry witted way! He and Peggy worked their way into our hearts and will always have a cherished place there. To us, he was family. All our thoughts are with you. Judith and David. "

Phyllis Wenner wrote on Feb 20, 2021:

"Dear David, Carla, Beth Ann, Sandy and Chris, I'm so sorry. I extend my deepest sympathy to you and all your family. Dave was a kind, generous, fun loving gentleman. I cherish the wonderful memories our LMWK/boat people had for so many years. Love, (Aunt) Phyllis "

Jerry saylor wrote on Feb 20, 2021:

"My sincere condolences to Dave?s Family. Had many of great conversation with him while doing business with him and As his kind of my neighbor,as Golf Course Superintendent,at Squires Golf Club,He was just a wonderful person , And I always considered a good friend "