He was the devoted husband for over 52 years of Carol (nee Saxton); Don was the proud father of John (Tish), Lynnette, and Charles (Laura); a loving grandfather of 13; and great-grandfather of four; dear brother of Sally (Joe deceased) Croft and Raymond (LeahDon) Beedle; dearest brother-in-law of Beatrice St. Pier and Mama Mary Saxton; and uncle of many.
Don retired from The Ford Motor Company and was a Civil War enthusiast. He enjoyed wood carving, boating and Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi, but loved nothing more than his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Eugene and DonnaBelle Beedle (nee Smith).
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:30 P.M. Monday, June 16, at the Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, 23040 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, where all are invited to share their memories and the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 P.M. and from 6 P.M. until time of service. Burial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, Donald’s family suggest memorial contributions be made in his name to 103rd OVI Memorial Fund, 5501 E. Lake Rd. Sheffield Lake, OH 44054.