Daniel Lee Zerbe
Final Flight on August 06, 2011
Daniel L. Zerbe, TSgt., USAF
June 27, 1983 - August 06, 2011
SANFORD, NC., Daniel Lee Zerbe, 28, stationed in Fayetteville, N.C., formerly of Red Lion, died while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan on Saturday, August 6, 2011. Born in Chambersburg, on June 27, 1983, he was the son of Terry and Susan (Noel) Zerbe of York.
Dan graduated from Red Lion High School in 2001 and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in August of 2001. He served as a Technical Sergeant in the Pararescue Unit of the U.S. Air Force.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Christopher Zerbe of York; a sister, Megan Zerbe of Virginia; and paternal grandparents, Douglas and Shirley Zerbe, and maternal grandparents, Leslie and Sheila Noel, all of York. He is also survived by aunts and uncles, Wendy and Victor Spangler of York, Julie and Allen Bell of Virginia, and Steven and Kelly Noel of California; cousins, Libby Spangler, Chloe Noel, and Phoebe Noel; and his girlfriend of six years, Amanda Harke of Raleigh, N.C.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium of Red Lion High School, 200 Horace Mann Ave., Red Lion, with his pastor, the Rev. Richard Stuempfle, officiating. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the high school.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to That Others May Live Foundation, 4855 Ben Salem Way, Hahira, GA 31632; or to The Four Diamonds Fund, P.O. Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033-0852.