David W. Whitcomb, 82

HANNIBAL, NY – David W. Whitcomb, 82, of  Hannibal, passed away on Tuesday February 14, 2017, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, surrounded by his family.

David W. Whitcomb
David W. Whitcomb

A long-time resident of Hannibal, he was a lifetime member of the Pathfinder Fish and Game Club.

Dave was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and skeet shooting.

He was a man who could truly see the forest through the trees.

He was also a fan of NASCAR #24.

David was predeceased by his parents, David A. and Thelma (Tafel) Lindsey and Myrtle Whitcomb.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Donna Whitcomb; four children, Scott (Cindy) Whitcomb of  Liverpool, Lindsey (Ellen) Whitcomb of Liverpool, Brian (Linda) Whitcomb of Fayetteville and Laura Shoults (Ray) of Hannibal; brother, Wendell (Bud) Powers of Oswegatchie; sister, Patricia Gray of Baldwinsville; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dave’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, Mass. 02241-7005 or the American Diabetes Association, 6390 Fly Road, Second Floor, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


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  1. So very sorry to hear this sad news. We will miss Dave’s visits on the gater and his friendship. Our thoughts are with you Donna and family.

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