David Minton, III
November 19, 1945 - September 27, 2021
David Hampton Minton, III
Age 75, of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, formerly of Virginia and California, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021. He was the son of David Hampton Minton, II and Marydee Minton, beloved husband for 54 years of Susan (née Chase) Minton; loving father of Gabriel Minton, Rebecca Mendoza, and Bethany Gibbs; proud grandfather of Andrew Minton and Samantha Minton; affectionate brother of Terry Minton and Chris Messer. He served for the US Army in Vietnam; and led a distinguished career in electronics engineering working for the US Navy. He was an avid aircraft modeling and military miniature hobbyist and an accomplished fiction and non-fiction writer. Services will be held in private. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes any gifts to be made to his favorite charity helping military and veterans’ families: the Fisher House Foundation ( http://www.fisherhouse.org/).