David Wickham

David H. Wickham

1937 - 2021

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Obituary of David H. Wickham

David H. Wickham, Sr., 84, of 2997 Waterbury Rd., Canastota, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2021, at Oneida Health Hospital where he had been a patient since March 26, 2021. He was born on March 19, 1937, in Rome, the son of Hiram O. and Ella Belle Butler Wickham. He attended Rome schools. On September 27, 1958, David was united in marriage to Eulalia O. Pankhurst in Clockville United Methodist Church. David was a milk products producer for Queensboro Farm Products in Canastota for forty-two years, retiring in 1999. A long-time resident of the Whitelaw and Clockville areas, he was a member of the Clockville United Methodist Church. David enjoyed deer hunting. Together with his wife, Euke, they were licensed foster parents who were able to care for over ninety children. He was the founder of the youth programs for the children in the Clockville area. He was a 4-H leader and rabbit raiser. He was a founding member of the North Country Rabbit Breeders Association, a member of the American Rabbit Breeders Association, and a lifetime member of the Tan Rabbit Club. David and Euke attended many conventions across the country showing their beloved rabbits. Surviving besides his loving wife of sixty-two years, Euke; are his daughter, Eulalia (Keith) DeRosa, of Rome; a daughter-in-law, Mistie Wickham (Rich Cobey), of Camden; three grandchildren, Stephanie Wickham (Kevin Diamond), David Anthony Wickham, and Benjamin DeRosa; and a great-granddaughter, Allison; and many nieces and nephews. David was predeceased by a son, David H. Wickham, Jr., on September 7, 2004. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 1:00 PM at Whitelaw Cemetery, Canastota, where the Rev. Gary Spraker will officiate. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made in David’s memory to the Clockville United Methodist Church. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at www.ironsidefuneralhome.com.
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Saturday
1
May

Graveside

1:00 pm
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Whitelaw Cemetery
North Main Street
Canastota, New York, United States
Saturday
1
May

Graveside

1:00 pm
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Whitelaw Cemetery
N. Main St.
Canastota, New York, United States
Saturday
1
May

Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Whitelaw Cemetery
North Main Street
Canastota, New York, United States