Don was a 1951 graduate of Sullivan High School. He retired from General Industries in Elyria after 44 years. He was a member of the Wellington Eagles Aerie 2051. Don was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed playing all sorts of games including basketball, baseball and slow pitch softball. He also raced trotters.
Don is survived by his wife, Ardith; children, Daniel (Anita) McFadden of Texas, David McFadden, of Sullivan, and Doug (Audrey) McFadden of Sullivan, and Julie (Steve) Niewiadomski of Strongsville; grandchildren, Megan, Lindsay (Bobby) and Jared; and great grandchildren, Brooke and Kyla Posatiere. He is also survived by is his sister, Betty Woodburn of Ashland. Don was preceded in death by two sisters, Eloise Swope and Marge Williams.
Friends and family will be received Saturday, December 29, 2012, from 3 to 5 P.M. with service beginning at 5 P.M at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 South Main Street, Wellington.
Contributions in Don’s memory, may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr., Ashland, 44805.