David F. Yetman, 71, of Harbeson, passed away Tuesday May 6, 2014, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. Mr. Yetman was born Nov. 1, 1942, in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Walter B. and Gladys Lawrence Yetman. In addition to his parents, Mr. Yetman was preceded in death by his most beautiful bride of 42 years, Virginia Carol; and his older brother Francis.
Dave was a graduate of the University of Maryland in 1972 and retired from the National Security Agency with a combined Naval and civilian career of over 35 years.
After retirement, Dave was a substitute teacher in both the Cape Henlopen School District and Indian River School District. For a time, Dave also served as the secretary of the Midway Lions Club and also served as the finance officer at American Legion Post 28 in Millsboro.
Dave enjoyed playing golf, fishing and traveling in their motor home until his bride went to meet the Lord. Dave leaves behind a son Steve and his wife Tiffany and daughter Anna of Sykesville, Md.; a daughter, Amanda Ludwig and her husband William and children Colin and Olivia of Chandler, Ariz.; an identical twin brother, Don and his wife Ann of Willsboro, N.Y.; his sister-in-law Margaret of Columbia, S.C.; a sister, Suzann of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; five nephews; two nieces; and one great-nephew.
Committal services with military honors will be held at the chapel of the Delaware Veterans Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, Friday May 9, at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested American Legion Building Fund, Post 28, 31768 Legion Road, Millsboro, DE 19966.
Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes, Lewes.