Donald L. Witmer

SALEM – Donald L. Witmer, of Salem, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born May 9, 1934, in Greenford, Ohio, son of the late Edward “Ted” and Othalia (Bush) Witmer.

Don had been employed at Deming’s, Carbonic Dispenser, Pickway Shoe Store, the BP gas station and had owned and operated the little store in Greenford where he enjoyed talking to and visiting with all the local people.

Don leaves behind a brother, Jim (Lela) Witmer; a sister, Carolyn (Ray) Luxeuil; six nephews, a niece; six great nephews; a great niece; and several aunts and uncles.

He was a member of the Greenford Lutheran Church.

Services will be held at noon on Friday, June 21, 2013, at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Lewis officiating.

Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be Greenlawn Lutheran Cemetery in Greenford.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenford Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 104, Greenford, Ohio 44422.

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