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David R. Schleigh






David R. Schleigh, 80, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Sunday, November 13, 2022, at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Born Monday, February 23, 1942 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Harold R. Schleigh and Shirley Anne Schleigh.

Prior to college, David learned the carpentry trade working with his father. In college, he studied architecture, graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. After graduating, he worked in various construction-related jobs eventually opening his own construction company in Hagerstown called Davy Construction. He eventually went on to work for Palmer Construction, as well as had his own consulting practice focused on ice rink consultation. In retirement, he spent his days at his son's house designing and building a cabin, doing home renovations, and creating beautiful cabinetry and tables by hand. He also built the first 6-foot donut for Hagerstown's New Year's donut drop and assisted with the woodworking at Warehouse Cinemas in Frederick. 

He is survived by his son, Dave M. Schleigh and wife Jaclyn; grandchildren, Evelyn Schleigh, Steven Hutzell and wife Ashley, Amanda Smith and husband Jeff; great-grandson, Steven P. Hutzell; and brothers, Thomas Schleigh and wife Vickie, and John "Jack" Schleigh and wife Sherry; and long time friend Judy Chapman.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD.

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Dave and I have been together for 20 years, He was my best friend. I miss him so much, He was such a dood person. He saved my life when I was sick, and made me laugh when I was feeling bad. Rest In Peace, David . I really miss you.

Judy chapman
Hagerstown , Md

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