David Goodwyn Elmore
David Goodwyn Elmore let go of our hands to enter heaven on September 23, 2020. He was 71 years of age. David was the son of the late Robert L and Dorothy Woodbury Elmore. He was born on November 4, 1948, in Salem, Massachusetts and grew up in New Hampshire. Attending Exeter High, he was one of the Blue Hawks, where his bat and glove were major factors in the team’s many victories. He was also selected All State in football. Besides being a standout athlete, he was involved in Student Council and Ski Club.
David attended a year of prep school at Taft, where at 5’6”, he was captain of the basketball team. He then went on to UNH and continued his education by receiving a MBA from Babson College.
After working many years as a sports sales rep, David started his own company, Elmore Sports Sales in Woodbury, CT. He then retired to Florida to play golf, pickleball and enjoy the beaches.
He loved sports and dancing, coaching and holiday get togethers. He loved exploring national parks, camping trips and Broadway plays. David skied Teluride, looked over the Grand Canyon and snorkeled in the Caribbean, but most of all David loved his family. Our yearly times at Cave Hill with the kids and grandchildren are priceless. He had a beautiful heart and soul. He was ‘Hon”, “Dad”, “Pop-Pop”. He was the “best”.
David was a special gift for his siblings Bob, Don and Nancy; bringing his infectious smile, good nature and wonderful memories from their times together.
David will be loved and missed by his wife, MaryAnn in Florida; by his four sons, Todd Elmore and wife Rebekah of Massachusetts, Brett Elmore and his wife Mandi of New Hampshire, Jason Elmore of Oregon, and Tyler Elmore of Connecticut; his two stepdaughters, Anicia Lockhart and Aubrie Lockhart of Connecticut; his brother, Robert Elmore and his wife Bee of Massachusetts, brother, Don Elmore of Connecticut and sister, Nancy Muldowny and husband Mike of St.Simon Island,Georgia ; many caring nieces and nephews; as well as his grandchildren; Tucker, Austin, Avery, Nolan, Molly, Logan, Keliana, Carter, Gavin, Chase, Kaiden and Ava.
He will leave a void with his many wonderful friends and in the later years , the kindest caregivers of Gulf Coast Village.
No formal services are planned at this time.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Gulf Coast Village Employee Fund Attn: Greg Anderson, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33991.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.