David A. "Dave" Quarterson, of West Salem Township, formerly of Hermitage, died at 3:53 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in UPMC Greenville after an extended illness. He was 74.
Dave was born Aug. 13, 1943, in Sharon, a son of Ralph and Alma (Jones) Quarterson.
He graduated from Hickory High School in 1962 and was a coil winder at Westinghouse, promoted Motor Cross Races, Demolition Derby and stock car races at Butler Fairgrounds, part owner of Mercer Raceway and his last job was owner and operator of a semi truck driving for Eazor Express.
Dave loved to fish, hunt and going to NASCAR Races with his wife, Janice. The last three years they drove to Florida for the winter. He made custom-made fishing rods.
He is survived by his wife, Janice (Ferguson) Quarterson, whom he married Aug. 26, 1962, at home; sons, Jeffrey Quarterson and Jody Quarterson, both of Hermitage; sisters, Linda Phillips and her husband, Tom, of Sharon, and Susie Quarterson; and a brother, Ralph Quarterson and his wife, Darlene, of Hermitage.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Wendy.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or St. Jude's. They are two of Dave's favorite charities.
David A. "Dave," 74, of West Salem Township, formerly of Hermitage.
Visitation: 5 to 6 p.m. Friday (11-17-17) in JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC, 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. Online condolences at www.flynnfuneralhome.com.
Service: Memorial service at 6 p.m. Friday (11-17-17) in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Ty Sabella officiating.
Published on November 14, 2017