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David C. Middleton

December 4, 1955 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 66)


On Saturday, June 11, 2022, David Carl Middleton, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 66 at Hartford Hospital surrounded by his loved ones. David was born on December 4, 1955 in Hartford to the late Andrew and Rena (Nericcio) Middleton.
David served in the United States Navy, Vietnam era on USS America (CV-66). During his years serving the Navy, he toured the Mediterranean. On May 19, 1990, he married Arlene (Theriault) Middleton. They raised two children Jessica and Tyler Middleton - whom he was extremely proud of.
David had a passion for baseball. He spent many years playing softball on the Burlington Men’s League. He was extremely proud to be the MVP of his team. David would spend his weekends cheering on his favorite sports teams. Saturday’s were for the Yankees, Sunday’s were for the Cowboys! He was a true sports fan! He enjoyed listening to The Beach Boys and soaking up some sunshine on the deck. David spent many weekends with his wife, children, and grandchildren, indulging in many great meals, laughs, and precious moments.
David was preceded in death by his father Andrew, and his mother Rena. He is survived by his wife Arlene, his son Tyler, his daughter Jessica and son-in-law Brian Gibbons, his two grandchildren Ayden and Adrienne, his brother Andrew Middleton, his brother Robert (Sandy) Middleton, his sister Judith(James) Duquette, his sister-in-law’s Judy Collins and Jenny Theriault, his brother-in-law Paul Theriault, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday (June 16, 2022) at 11 AM at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol. Burial, with military honors, will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and Friends may call at Funk Funeral Home on Wednesday between 4 and 7 PM
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June 15, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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June 16, 2022

11:00 AM
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35 Bellevue Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010


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Bristol, CT 06010

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