David Ross Lord, age 78, of Tewksbury Township, NJ passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at the Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ.
He was born on April 27, 1943 in Kirkland, WA. He spent his childhood in Washington State before moving to New Jersey in his middle school years. He resided with his wife in Tewksbury Township for the past 42 years.
David was the son of the late George and Mary Lou Lord.
He was the husband of Kathleen Ann Tindall Lord, with whom he celebrated 56 years of marriage.
David attended Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and graduated from Muskingum University, Cambridge, Ohio with his Bachelor of Arts degree.
David worked for Pacific Northwest Bell and AT&T for a combined 30 years before starting his own company, Cokesbury Consulting. That business found him advising the Alaskan Pipeline, Calgary Police Department, Cummins Engines in Indiana, as well as Grupo Taca Airlines in Central America.
David was an avid traveler. He enjoyed cruising the rivers and seas. David and his wife were privileged to have walked on all seven continents. All of his adventures were accompanied by a melange of music including the Oldie’s, Country, and Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar. Though he traveled the world, his favorite spot to visit was rustic Cannon Beach, Oregon.
In addition to his loving wife, his survivors include one daughter; Elizabeth Lord-Hannum and her husband Donny of Ellicott City, MD. One son; Gregory Lord and his wife Domenica of Verona, NJ. One granddaughter; Grace Elizabeth Hannum of Ellicott City, Maryland.
In honor of David being an active participant in the creation of the Open Cupboard Food Pantry, all memorials can be made to the Open Cupboard Food Pantry, 37 Old Hwy 22, Clinton, NJ 08809.
Arrangements are private and are under the direction of Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home in Lebanon, NJ.