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David W. Hamilton

August 13, 1984 ~ July 11, 2019 (age 34)




David Wayne Hamilton, 34, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, August 13, 1984, in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Marvin and Kathleen (Parrish) Hamilton.  He departed this life, Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the Kansas City Center for Rehabilitation& Nursing, Kansas City, Missouri.

Dave was a 2002 Washington High School, Kansas City, Kansas, graduate.

On August 15, 2009, he was united in marriage to Samantha G. Umstead in Kansas City, Kansas.

Dave had been employed as a Chef for several Kansas City area restaurants.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing video games. He loved playing cards especially a good game of Texas Hold ‘em.

Dave’s all-time favorite comic book hero was Superman.  Dave himself was bigger than life and lived his life to help make other people’s lives happier and better.  In turn Dave was their Superman. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him.

Dave is survived by his wife Samantha of Pleasant Hill; his father and stepmother, Marvin and Ferna Hamilton of Kansas City, Kansas; his in-law’s, Bob and Candy Umstead of Pleasant Hill; his uncle through marriage, Rick Hines of Kansas City, Missouri; his mother, Kathleen Parrish of Kansas City, Missouri; his adopted daughter, Miranda Celestine of Kansas City, Missouri; one brother Richard Hamilton of Kansas City, Kansas; two sisters, Laurie Posten of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and Cheryl Brinker of Raytown, Missouri; one niece, Persephone Posten of Lee’s Summit; other relatives and friends.

Cremation has been accorded.

A Celebration of David’s life was held Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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