David D. “Chippy” McElravy

| June 18, 2018

David D. “Chippy” McElravy, Sr., 65, of Sligo, PA, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Butler Memorial Hospital.

He was born November 4, 1952, in Geneva, NY, the son of William D. and Helen M. (Hilliard) McElravy.

Dave was a lifelong resident of Sligo and graduated from Union High School in 1970. For over 35 years, he worked in the shipping department at Owens Illinois and retired in 2010. He loved his town and served his neighbors by serving on the Sligo Borough Council.

He was a talented cook – especially on the grill. Hunting and walking were two of his favorite hobbies and he liked traveling with his wife. Dave also loved riding his motorcycle and dining out with family. He was known for his love of talking and socializing with others and will be remembered for his wonderful wit and sense of humor. Dave truly enjoyed his family and lived for his grandchildren.

He will be remembered with love by his mother, Helen M. McElravy, of Clarion; wife, Denise A. (Hawk) McElravy, whom he married September 15, 1973; sons, David D. McElravy, Jr. and wife, Fernanda, of Boca Raton, FL, and Jamie K. McElravy and wife, Chrissy, of Rimersburg; and grandchildren, Ava, Ella, and Morgan.

Dave was preceded in death by his father.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 758 Main St., Rimersburg, PA.

Additional visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Sligo Cemetery, Sligo, PA.

Contributions can be made in Dave’s honor to Eccles-Lesher Memorial Library, PO Box 359, Rimersburg, PA 16248.

Arrangements are being handled by Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

To leave a condolence for Dave’s family, visit www.bauerhillisfuneral.com.


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