Joseph D. Donaugh

December 26, 1949 ‒ December 05, 2012

Bellville, Ohio

BELLVILLE: Joseph D. Donaugh, age 62, of Bellville passed away Wednesday morning, December 5, 2012 in his home following a brief illness.

He was born December 26, 1949 in Mansfield the only son of Dane and Madonna (Madigan) Donaugh and was graduated from Clear Fork High School in 1969.

A U.S. Army veteran, Joe served two tours in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged in 1971.

Joseph worked several years at Tappan until the plant closed. He then worked for Conrail until a truck accident put him on disability.

A lifelong area resident, Joe was a life member of the William O. Naylor Amvets #43, the Irvin Hiskey Post #535 American Legion, and VFW Post #8586, Perrysville.

A man of simplicity, Joe enjoyed spending time with his son and grandkids, usually muddin’ around in his 4×4. When he was homebound, Joe lived for watching old John Wayne movies, and episode after episode of CSI.

Joseph is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Kelly and AnnMarie Donaugh of Butler, three grandchildren Joseph A., Caiti P. and RyAnne L. Donaugh, and a great grandson Noah Donaugh.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends Monday, December 10, 2012 from 12-2 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral home where the funeral service will be held at 2 pm. Burial with military honors conducted by American Legion Post #535 will follow in Bunkerhill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to Irvin Hiskey Post #535 American Legion may be made at the funeral home.

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