David Feigley III, PhD.

Obituary of David Alexander Feigley III, PhD.

David A. Feigley, PhD, age 78, passed away unexpectedly on July 22nd, 2023. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and subsequently moved with his family to Lancaster, Pennsylvania.


New Jersey became David’s home in 1962 after graduating from high school, when he entered Rutgers University.


David’s association with Rutgers spanned more than 40 years, first as a student, then as a professor, department chair, and also founder of the Rutgers Youth Sport Research Council. He Retired in December 2020, Professor Emeritus.


David is survived by his wife, Ellen, two sons Brian Feigley and Kyle Feigley from his previous marriage to Kathleen Feigley, his brother Thomas Feigley and his sister Willa Pedrick. He is also survived by his grandchildren Lydia, Zachary, Vincent, Vanessa, Declan, and Jack.


A Celebration of David’s Life will be held on August 9th, 2023 from 5PM to 7PM at Knoll-DeVoe Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 142 West Washington Avenue, Washington, New Jersey, 07882. Immediately following family and friends are invited to Mamma Maria's for a time of fellowship. Mamma Maria's is located at 433 NJ-31, Washington, New Jersey, 07882.


In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s memory may be sent to Rutgers Youth Sports Research Council  via The Department of Kinesiology and Health, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 70 Lipman Drive, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901.


Celebration of Life

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Knoll-DeVoe Funeral Home & Cremation Service
142 West Washington Avenue
Washington, New Jersey, United States
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