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David S. Sands

November 8, 1968 ~ May 17, 2019 (age 50)


David S. Sands, 50, of Topton, passed away suddenly, of natural causes, early Friday morning, May 17, 2019 at Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Born November 8, 1968 in Reading, he was the son of the late Stanley Sands and Suzanne F. (Bear) Sands. He and his wife of 19 years, Melissa A. (Althouse) Sands, were married on March 11, 2000 at Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown.

David worked for many years at Uline, Breinigsville, as a forklift operator in the warehouse. He served his community for many years as a member of the Topton Fire Company and the Topton Ambulance.

David graduated from Fleetwood High School in 1986. He loved wrestling, all types of racing, bowling and especially the Tampa Bay Lightning.

In addition to his wife, Melissa, David is survived by his four children, Christian A. Sands, Jordan M. Sands, Cayli A. Sands and David S. Sands, Jr. He is also survived by his brother, Robert S. Sands, Akron, PA, his nieces, Olivia G. Moll and Jizalyn A. Rivera-Krotzer and by his aunts and uncles.

A Memorial Service for David will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11:00 am at Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, 14390 Kutztown Rd, Fleetwood. A visitation will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the funeral home.

Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, Fleetwood, is honored to be caring for David and his family. Online condolences may be offered at


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Visitation - Public
June 1, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Walbert Funeral Home

Memorial Service
June 1, 2019

11:00 AM
Walbert Funeral Home

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