Of Springfield, VA, died June 10, 2014 in Fairfax, VA after a short but courageous battle with myelodysplastic syndrome. Beloved husband of 40 years to Patricia R. Hamilton; loving father to Elizabeth and Chadd Sibert of Centreville, VA, Allyson and Daniel O'Connell of Herndon, VA and David Hamilton, Jr. of Harrisonburg, VA; devoted Pop-Pop to Emma and Connor Sibert and Zachary O'Connell. David is also survived by his parents, Roy and Elizabeth Hamilton of Aldan, PA; brother, John Hamilton of Garnett Valley, PA, and sister, Barbara Garrett of Brentwood, TN. David felt his greatest achievement was raising three phenomenal children. The greatest opportunity he never regretted was turning down a professional baseball contract to go to college instead. A service of Death and Resurrection will be held on June 17, 2014 at Messiah United Methodist Church, in Springfield, VA at 7 p.m. Interment will be private. The family requests memorial donations be made to the MDS Foundation at:

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Demaine Funeral Home
5308 Backlick Road Springfield, VA 22151
(703) 941-9428

Published in The Washington Post on June 15, 2014