David Alan Heymsfeld
January 2, 1938 ~ September 15, 2023
David Alan Heymsfeld died peacefully at his home in Reston, Virginia on September 15, 2023 after a brief illness.
David was born January 2, 1938 in New York City. He was a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School. A dedicated public servant, David spent much of his career on Capitol Hill, ultimately serving as Chief of Staff for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. David was a lifelong learner and teacher, lecturing on history and politics for adult education classes throughout his retirement.
David enjoyed sports and the outdoors. He was an avid tennis player, bike rider, and marathoner.
Above all David cherished family. He was a loving husband, devoted father and proud grandfather.
David is survived by his wife Carla, sons Ralph and David, daughters-in-law Jacquelyn and Jennifer, and grandchildren Sarah and David.
Funeral services will be held at the Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, 1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston, VA on Monday, September 18 at 12 noon. For those unable to join in person, the Zoom link is available below. Interment will follow at Fairfax Memorial Park.
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Meeting ID: 876 0015 6367
Graveside Service: September 18, 2023 2:00 pm
Fairfax Memorial Park
9900 Burke Station Road
Fairfax, VA 22032