David Lee Huprich

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David Lee Huprich passed away on March 16th in the loving care of his family while in hospice at Hilton Head Hospital, Hilton Head, South Carolina. David was born in Dover, Ohio on August 2nd, 1933. He spent much of his childhood in Caldwell, Ohio, where his parents operated the old Roxy Theater. David cherished fond memories of participating in the Caldwell Marching Band and summer band camp. He attended Zanesville High School, Miami University of Ohio, and Muskingum University. He married his wife of sixty-one years, Sue Ann Ross, in 1956. After graduating from the Ohio State University Law School with his Juris Doctor, David enjoyed a lengthy and successful career as a commercial real estate transaction lawyer and adviser. He was admitted to practice law in Ohio, Illinois, and California with such clients as Macy’s, Madison Marquette, JMB/Federated, Prudential UK, and John Hancock. David was a passionate private pilot, enthusiastic ham radio operator, published writer, and always an avid reader.
David and Sue were both full and part-time residents of Hilton Head Island for many years. He will be missed by those in the Rookery neighborhood in Hilton Head Plantation where he was much loved for his kind and generous spirit.
David is survived by his wife, Sue, daughter Amy (Cook), daughter Elizabeth (Potter), son in laws Edward Cook and Timothy Potter, grandsons David and Nicholas Potter, granddaughter Alison Potter, and sister Cheryle (Quinn).
The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation and gratitude to all the doctors, nurses, assistants and staff with Hilton Head Hospital and Compassus Hospice.
A memorial service will be held in Hilton Head, South Carolina with specific date and location to be determined. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in David’s name to the Hospice Care of the Lowcountry (hospicecarelc.org) or the American Heart Association (heart.org).