David Lee Dillow, 78, of Ocala, FL, formerly of Charles Town, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021 at his residence with his wife and son by his side.

He was born on September 2, 1942 in Harpers Ferry and was the son of the late George David Dillow and Jessie Logue Engle.

Mr. Dillow retired after 30 years as a Procurement Specialist for the Fairfax County Board of Education.

He was of Methodist faith.

He was a graduate of Charles Town High School, Class of 1961.

David was a former Jefferson County Little League coach.

He was a huge sports fan. He and his son Mike could be heard rooting on the New York Yankees or the West Virginia University Mountaineers and the Washington Football Team. He had a new found appreciation for Formula 1 and NASCAR racing.

After retirement, he and his family relocated to Ocala, Florida to enjoy the sunshine and a retired life of leisure. He enjoyed spending time completing jigsaw puzzles and listening to country music. He loved to be outside and took pride in his yard. The time he enjoyed most was with his family and his faithful four-legged companion “Tweety”.

David is survived by his wife of 52 years, Linda (Ott) Dillow and his son Michael S. “Mike” Dillow and his significant other Lynn Fields. He is survived by a brother, Donald E. Dillow, sister-in-law Susan Ott, brother-in-law Joseph Ott and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Rebecca Elizabeth Dillow.

A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at The Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home with Reverend Kenny Johnson officiating.

Interment was in Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg, WV

Friends were received at The Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home on Monday, May 31, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in David’s memory to Hospice of Marion County, 3231 SW 34th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and Jefferson County Little League, Post Office Box 339, Ranson, WV 25438.

Please view his obituary and sign the online guest register at www.mtstrider.com.


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