Donald A. Hyatt Sr.

April 05, 1938 ‒ November 13, 2015

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Donald A. Hyatt Sr., age 77, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Country Court Nursing Home.

He was born on April 5, 1938 in Mount Vernon to the late Roland and Louise (Buckingham) Hyatt. Donald was a member of the GWRRA Motorcycle Club of Knox County where he enjoyed his motorcycle in competitions. He also enjoyed Ohio State Football and Basketball. Donald was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church here in Mount Vernon. He was a veteran serving in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

He is survived by two sons, Jeff (Lisa) Hyatt of Mount Vernon, Don Hyatt of Mount Vernon; his daughter Kim (Troy) Booth of Mount Vernon; eight grandchildren, Danielle, Ethan, Courtney, Dillon, Mike, Greg, Heather and Brittany; his sister Janet (Bernie) Stanley of South Carolina; four nephews and two nieces.
Besides his parents, Donald was preceded in death by his sister Patricia Davis.

A graveside service, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will be held on Wednesday beginning at 10AM in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Deacon Tim Birie presiding.

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  • Donnie and family,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your dad, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sam, Bunny and Jillian Vance

  • Jeff,

    I’m sorry for the loss of your dad. I know he had not been well for some time, but when the end comes it is always and shock and sad. We always think it will be tomorrow. Peace and blessing to you and your family.

    Kathy Huggins Gamble

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Don was always a part of our family and held a special place in our heart. He was close to my dad when he was growing up and I know they are up in heaven together. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Theresa Buckingham Cline and Troy Cline

  • Donnie, Kim and everyone
    I’m living in Florida and just heard the news. I had heard Don had been ill but did not know he was so bad off. I’m so sorry. I had hoped to see him again on my next visit up north. Where do I begin? Your Dad (my cousin) was such a big part of our family in so many ways. He meant so much to my Dad and I know Dad meant the world to him. Growing up, I always loved seeing cousin Don every time he stopped by our house for a visit and a chat with Dad. They would talk for hours. I guess they are enjoying each others company in heaven now. I will miss your Dad very much and will always treasure my memories of him. He was one of the great ones and loved you all so much. My sympathies go out to all of you. Much love. Mary

  • Donny and Family..
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of you dad.. he was such a part of my childhood .. I have so many found memories of him.. he will be truly missed..
    Tina Nutt Walton

  • Donny, Daniel, and Ethan I’m so sorry to hear about your dad, grandpa. You guys are in my thoughts.

  • Donny, Danielle, and Ethan I’m so sorry to hear about your dad, grandpa. You guys are in my thoughts.

  • I have very fond memories of Don when we would come to visit Grand pa and Grandma Buckingham during the summers. He was so much fun. I enjoyed spending a little time with him when I came to Mount Vernon for Uncle Bill’s funeral a few years ago. My prayers are with all of you.

    Since Don’s kids wouldn’t know me, I was one of John Buckingham’s children.

  • We are so sorry to read that Don has passed on. There are so many happy memories of our visits home to Mount Vernon every summer. Don played a large part in the activities…fishing, picnics, etc. I’m glad to know he was blessed by so many children and grandchildren.