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  • Obit: David Neil Ottinger, Jr.

  • David Neil Ottinger, Jr., 54, of Elkton, MD and Middletown, DE, passed away on March 13, 2014 in Elkton Maryland after a lengthy illness. He was born June 25, 1959 at Forbes Air Force Base in Topeka KansasDavid Neil was a 1978 graduate of Caesar Rodney High School; Served in the Navy 1979-1985 as a photographer on the...
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  • David Neil Ottinger, Jr., 54, of Elkton, MD and Middletown, DE, passed away on March 13, 2014 in Elkton Maryland after a lengthy illness. He was born June 25, 1959 at Forbes Air Force Base in Topeka Kansas
    David Neil was a 1978 graduate of Caesar Rodney High School; Served in the Navy 1979-1985 as a photographer on the USS Saratoga .CV 80; Postal Service Worker at Middletown DE from 1995 to 2013; Growing up Neil had a paper route in Dover, was an Altar boy and sang with the DAFB church choir.  He loved good beer, good food and telling a joke. David Neil was a devoted Redskins fan and enjoyed photography.  David Neil was affectionately known as Newfi to his friends due to his love of St. Johns Newfoundland, Canada, his mother’s homeland.  He has many loving relatives there, numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
    He is predeceased in death by his Grandmother Anne Kean of St. Johns Newfoundland, his father, David Neil Ottinger Sr., (USAF 27 years) and his mother, Marguerite Ottinger.
    David Neil is survived by 7 siblings; Mary Ottinger (Steve) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dennis Ottinger of Lafayette Indiana, Susan Ottinger (Raymond) of Citra Florida, Walter Ottinger (Maria) of Wyoming, DE, Anthony Ottinger of Toronto, Canada, George Ottinger (Joyce) of Dover, DE, Leona Ottinger of Harrington, DE along with 21 Nieces & Nephews.
    A memorial service will be held at a later date and friends will be notified. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Fund, or other Veterans Support Services.
    Online condolences may be made via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.

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