Donald E. Neibarger
July 23, 1954 ‒ January 08, 2020
Donald E. Neibarger, 65, of Centerburg, passed away unexpectedly at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 with his loving family at his side.
Donald was born on July 23, 1954 in Mt. Vernon, son of the late Ned C. and Reta J. (Beckholt) Neibarger. Donald grew up on the family farm in Centerburg and graduated in 1972 from Centerburg High School. During his junior and senior years, he attended the Machine Trade school. Upon his graduation, he became a Journeyman Machinist, and worked at the former H.P.M. for 28 years, and then worked at Ariel in Mt. Vernon for 16 years, retiring in 2017. He enjoyed fishing, drag racing, scuba diving and hiking. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his family and the grandkids.
Surviving is his wife, Connie S. Neibarger, whom he married on July 21, 1979; three daughters, Mary Samons (Glenn Mason) of Sunbury, Brandee Neibarger (Brian Crum) of Centerburg and Candee Strouse (Ryan) of Fredericktown; seven grandchildren, Elizabeth, Draven, Lane, Kayli Jo, Aurora, Carly and Dana; three brothers, George Lacknett (Marlene) of Thornville, Bill Smith of Centerburg and Wes Russell (Edyth) of Mt. Vernon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents that have preceded him in death was his son, Bill Samons on Jan. 19, 2011; brother, Mike Smith; and sister-in-law, Diana Smith.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 6-9 pm, at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. SR 61, Sunbury, OH 43074, where funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, with the Rev. Kevin Moreland, Pastor of the Milford Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery, Centerburg.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Kidney Foundation.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to be serving Donald’s family.
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