David Karl Hochbaum, 91, of Bandana, KY and Hollywood, FL, died Thursday at Lourdes Hospital.
He was born on September 30, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Abraham and Ruth Nadler Hochbaum. He lived in Boston until he joined the United States Army during World War II, where for three years he worked at the E.N.T. Clinic as a medic. He spent the majority of his adult years in the Atlanta area. He was an avid bowler, participating in the Jewish Men’s League of Atlanta for many years. After moving to South Florida, David bowled in a senior league until he was 90 years old. He was a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth V. Colvin Meacham Hochbaum; two daughters, Helene (Norman) Oleesky of Melbourne, FL and Joanne (Larry) Lutzker of Atlanta, GA; a son, Alan Hochbaum of Atlanta, GA; two grandsons, Michael Elis of Melbourne, FL and Brian Carl Elis of St. Petersburg, FL; three great-grandchildren, Gabriel Elis, Haley Elis and David Elis; two sisters, Lillian Feldberg of Massachusetts and Selma Horovitz of Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Sylvia Levy Hochbaum.
Graveside services will be held at 1pm Sunday at Temple Israel Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Autism Speaks, 1 East 33rd Street, 4th Floor, New York,NY 10016.
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