We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Blanchard Family Funeral Home
Harlow David Urban, 72, went to be with Jesus on June 27th, 2022 at 1:20pm after a battle with liver disease.
He is survived by his wife Diane Ruth Urban, five children; Rachel Dawn Urban, Matthew David Urban, Rebekah Diane Callaway, Andrew David Urban, and Tyra Urban Benson, six grandchildren; Alaska Rose and Justice Warren Allain, Reign Kueber, Amelia Callaway, J.T. and Kayla Benson.
David was born in Loneview, Washington and raised in Portland, Oregon.
David and Diane met in Anchorage, Alaska in January of 1976 and married in Vancouver, Washington in 1978. In December of 1979 he was born again in a church in Portland,Oregon and served with his wife in a church in Gresham, Oregon. In 1983 the couple moved back to Alaska with their 5 month old daughter, Rachel. They served God in several churches and he fathered three more children, Matthew, Rebekah, and Andrew.
Though he struggled with addictions in his later years, he was a loving husband and father, and was loved by his family and many others. He and his wife spent his last year reading the Bible and many Christian books together.
He will be greatly missed.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Born Again Believers, 513 3rd street in Fairbanks on July 9th, 2022 with a viewing starting at 1pm and services starting at 2pm.