David Hamilton, 89 of Greensburg, passed away, Friday, May 10, 2019 at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg.
He was born January 25, 1930 in Library, PA grew up in Van Meter and raised his family on Banning Hill.
He spent nearly 40 years in coal mine maintenance primarily for Republic Steel Corporation and retired in 1989.
His passions were his family, his dog, his Scottish heritage and the great outdoors. He was a founding member of the 'Over the Hill Gang' for the Westmoreland Yough River Trail.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents, David Hamilton Sr. and Josephine Davina (Collins) Hamilton; his brother, Henry Angus Patterson Hamilton and son-in-law, Charles Ansell.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy Jean (Schnippert) Hamilton; daughter, Kimberly (Hamilton) Ansell; son, David William Scott Hamilton and his wife, Kathryn (Douglass) Hamilton; and grandsons, Wil and wife, Elizabeth, Tom and Jon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be held at Redstone Highlands Chapel, 6 Garden Center Drive, Greensburg from 6 to 9pm Friday, May 17, 2019 with a memorial service on Saturday May 18, 2019 at 11:30am in the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter of the Regional Trail Corporation (RTC) 111 Collinsburg Road, West Newton, PA 15089.
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Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter of the Regional Trail Corporation (RTC)
111 Collinsburg Road, West Newton PA 15089