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David R. Hamilton

Obituary for David R. Hamilton

July 25, 1936 - April 6, 2018
Oxford, Pennsylvania | Age 81


David R. Hamilton, age 81 of Oxford, PA passed away on April 6, 2018. He was born on July 25, 1936 in West Grove, PA to the late Fred P. Hamilton and Evelyn (Keim) Hamilton.

David was a talented carpenter and enjoyed wood working. In fact, he built his family's summer home in the mountains of Sullivan County, PA. He was an avid hunter and hunted mostly deer with his bow and rifle. David loved sports and played baseball for the majority of his life. He was a life-long New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys fan. David was a devoted grandfather and made multiple trips to New Jersey with his wife, Barbara to watch their grandchildren play softball, lacrosse, and soccer. He was also a member of Janes United Methodist Church for 22 years.

David is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara J. Hamilton of Oxford, PA; daughter, Robin Zabel and her partner, Wes Baum of Bridgewater, NJ; son, Michael Hamilton and his wife, Lori of Kendall Park, NJ; five grandchildren: Kyle, Lucas, Kelly, Jennifer, and Callie; and sisters: Marilyn Hibbard, Hope Kepler, and Carol Warfel.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Hamilton.

A celebration of David's life will be held on, Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Janes United Methodist Church, 213 North Walnut Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911. A visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to, "Alzheimer's Association" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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