GOERKY, David P., age 57 of Fairborn, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Ohio State University Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents Charles and Betty Goerky. He is survived by his wife, Diane Goerky of Fairborn, OH; sisters, Karen (Allen) Smith of Jacobus, PA, Theresa (Kevin) Amburgy of Middletown, OH; brother, Nick (Karen) Goerky of West Alexandria, OH, his beloved dog, Chip, several nieces, nephews and friends. David was a Registered Respiratory Therapist for 35 years, a member of the National Board of Respiratory Care, and the Ohio Respiratory Care Board. He worked for St. Elizabeth Hospital for 28 years and retired from Good Samaritan after 7 years. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, at Valley View Memorial Gardens, 170 N. Valley Rd., Xenia. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at GracePoint Church, 2185 Ste Rte 235, Xenia, OH with Rev. Don Shurts officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.