PAST EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER REV M. DAVID WALTHOUR PASSED AWAY

     

Monday, December 14, 2015 It is with great sadness that the Millersburg Fire Company #1 announces the passing Reverand M. David Walthour. Rev Walthour was a member of the company's Executive Board for a number of years. Our deepest condolences go out to his family at this difficult time.

MILLERSBURG - The Rev. M. David Walthour, 69, passed away at home after a short illness. He was born on November 9, 1946, in Greensburg, PA, the son of the late Murry and Alice (Shuey) Walthour.
 
David was a graduate of Catawba College and Lancaster Theological Seminary and was ordained to the ministry on June 6, 1971. He served churches throughout Pennsylvania as well as serving as chaplain at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, DC.

He was a member of Trinity UCC, Millersburg, the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, Millersburg Ferryboat Assn., the Nerdy Book Club, and a member of Susquehanna Lodge No. 364 F. & A.M., Millersburg, and Harrisburg Consistory A.A.S.R. He was a former board member of the VNA of Pennsylvania, and a former member of the board at the Evelyn G. Frederick Health Center.

He was an avid reader and conversationalist. He was also a former member of the American Motorcyclist Assn., and served as chaplain for the Millersburg Fire Co.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Esther; his daughter Cindy Minnich and her husband Jason of Millersburg; his grandson Bryson; his brother Bruce Walthour of Michigan; his nieces Heather and her husband Bill Mahonski of Montoursville and Melanie and her husband Terry Ernest of Elizabethtown, and grand nieces and nephew Cassandra, Troy, Alexandra, Allison, Marissa, and Elliette.

David was preceded in death by his son Matthew, his uncle Clarence Shuey, and nephew Bruce E. Walthour.

The family will receive friends on Friday evening Dec. 18th from 6-8:00 PM at Trinity UCC, Millersburg and again on Saturday, Dec. 19th  from 10-11:00 AM with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 AM. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg. There will be Masonic Rites at the evening viewing at 7:45 PM.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, 176 Water Company Road, Box 33, Millersburg, PA 17061, or Dauphin County Library Johnson Memorial, 799 East Center Street, Millersburg, PA 17061, and Trinity United Church of Christ 245 Center Street, Millersburg, PA 17061.

Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, Inc., Millersburg is handling the arrangements. To sign the online guestbook go to www.hbfuneralhomes.com