David Lloyd Hamiter

October 3, 1943December 23, 2017

David Lloyd Hamiter, 74, died Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Midlands Health and Rehabilitation in Columbia. Born on October 3, 1943, in Columbia, he was the son of Lloyd Hamiter and Gertrude Shealy Hamiter. He resided for most of his life at 1305 Haynesworth Road, but in recent years, had been a resident of Finlay House. He graduated in 1961 from Dreher High School where he was a lineman on the varsity football team. As a youth, he was active in the Boy Scouts where he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He attended the University of South Carolina. Mr. Hamiter was employed for many years with the state government’s Division of General Services, serving as Supervisor of Custodial Services. Later, he worked in the life and health insurance business. He is survived by his son, David L. Hamiter, II, of Lexington, and by his sister, Julie Edwina Hamiter McLeod, of Little Mountain; his nephew, Walton J. (Tad) McLeod, IV, of Columbia; two grand-nephews, Jay and Thomas McLeod; and grand-niece, Caroline McLeod. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Finlay House, 2100 Blossom Street, Columbia, SC 29205. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family. Please sign the online guestbook at


  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018


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Joyce Metts Grimes

January 2, 2018

DL, please accept my sympathy upon the death of your Father. Joyce Metts Grimes

Alicia Simic

January 1, 2018

My deepest condolence's to the family.
David was a great human being and a great neighbor and friend.
I certainly will miss him but I know that he is in a better place.

Respectfully yours,
Alicia Simic

January 1, 2018

I am sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort hear your cries and send peace and comfort your way. Ps. 145: 18,19.


December 31, 2017

May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences. (Psalms 116:15)

Wanda (Neecie) Higginbotham Harris

December 31, 2017

David and Edwina
I'm so sorry to read of David's passing.
I send you both my sincere condolences and uplifting prayers during this difficult time.

Dee Senn

December 31, 2017

David: So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Take care.

Teresa Frick-Portwood

December 31, 2017

Mrs. McLeod and Family,
Sorry to hear about your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

December 28, 2017

David, thinking about you and sending my love. God Bless
Betty Hollingsworth

Dell Sherer

December 27, 2017

Sending love and prayers to the family and friends of Mr David.
~Dell (friend of David II)

William Feagin

December 27, 2017

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.