Dedicated to Friends, Past and Present

David Emerson O'Mara
? - December 21, 2022


David Emerson O'Mara, 79, of Mount Pleasant, SC, passed away on December 21, 2022 after a 3 year battle with a rare blood cancer and dementia. David was an Air Force veteran who flew B52's and the AC119 Gunship in Viet Nam. Upon his departure from the Air Force, David was hired by Southern Airways on 9/20/71. He continued his career up until 1983 when had to retire due to an injury from a car accident. David was always known for his kind, caring disposition and his great smile! He was a caring Captain of his ship and always took care of his crew!

He leaves behind his partner Sharon Bishop Smith, his sister Kathy O'Mara Gilfillan his nephew David Sytsma, his nieces Bethany Pearson, Erin Gilfillan and Mikel Ann O'Mara and great nephew Cody Pearson. We all will miss this Gentle Giant of a man that touched so many with his kindness and will to help anyone he could! 

David did not want a funeral service. A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date.