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David Charles Klingaman

June 14, 1934 — August 22, 2021

ATHENS - David Charles Klingaman, 87 of Athens, passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. Born June 14, 1934 in Sharon, PA, he was the son of the late Harold C. And Beulah Newton Klingaman.

He earned his bachelors and masters degree from Kent State University and went onto the University of Virginia where he achieved his PhD. After graduating, he was an Economics Professor at Ohio University for over 36 years. In his spare time he enjoyed his long time hobby of riding his motorcycle. He always had a new hobby or interest and was a loyal Cleveland Browns fan.

He is survived by his wife, Sherry Lee Klingaman; two children, Kit Klingaman Gannon, Ross J. Klingaman; two grandchildren, Grant Gannon, Clint Gannon; two sisters, Peggy Harris, Diane (Chip) Steele; and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home where cremation will take place. No services will be announced at this time. Friends and family are welcomed to send a message of sympathy or sign the online guestbook at

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