Donald J. Wittman

February 13, 1953 ‒ April 24, 2012

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Donald J. Wittman, age 59, of Mount Vernon passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 in the Palliative Care Unit at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on February 13, 1953 in Columbus, son of late Water and Jane (Layton) Wittman.

Donald was a 1972 graduate of Northridge High School. Before, his health declined, Donald had driven truck for several area Trucking Companies. Donald enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

Donald is survived by his wife, Linda (Beck) Wittman; children, Donny (Connie), Marcie, Chad (Rhonda O’Brien), Marvin (Amy Speakman), and Laura; grandchildren, Tyler, Bethany, Rylann, Harley, Haven, Jazzlyn, Abbey, Lexie, Lanie, and Derek (Makenzie); a special great granddaughter, Emmey; a sister, Sherri (Ron) Oswalt; a niece Cheyann; and his canine companions, Cocoa and Sadie.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by a sister, Becky Wittman; and a granddaughter, Bella.

The family will have a private service at a later date.

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