David E. Shenk III, 59 years old, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at his home in Newport. He was born March 21, 1961 to Treva Trout Shenk and the late David E. Shenk Jr. He was a graduate of Newport High School in 1979 and class president. David's hobbies included farming, trains and antique cars, where his award winning cars participated in numerous community events. He was actively involved in his local community, involved with Oliver Grange #1069, Conservation District Board Member, Community Partnerships RC&D, Newport Owls Club, FFA, and the Perry County Fair. Most importantly, he enjoyed the precious time with friends and family.
David is survived by his mother, Treva Shenk of Newport; brothers, William L. Shenk of Korea and Robert E. Shenk of Bethlehem; sisters-in-law, Soiladda Shenk and Belen Gieco; niece, Lucy Shenk; nephews, Bruno and Billy Shenk; aunts, Nancy Lee Gross, Mary Shenk, Nada Kennedy and Marie Pryor; and uncles George Gross and Ted Shenk Sr.
Services will be held on July 15, 2020 at the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with a viewing from 12-2 PM. Burial is private in the Newport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Newport Fire Co.