Donald P. Scherer, 63, of Bellefontaine, passed away at his residence on Sunday, August 4, 2013.
He was born in Sidney, OH on July 21, 1950 to Donna Mae (Wood) Scherer, whom survives in Bellefontaine, and the late Eugene R. Scherer. He was also preceded in death by a son, Donald Philip Scherer.
Surviving is his wife, Rita (Durnell) Scherer, whom he married in Bellefontaine on June 17, 1983; three daughters, Mary (Robert) Terry, Joni Hughes, and Teresa (Richard) Horvath all of Bellefontaine; a step-daughter, Maggie (Art Hower) Rorabough of DeGraff; two step-sons, Larry Scherer and Brian Scherer, both of Bellefontaine; and his siblings, Harold (Nancy) Scherer of Huntsville, William (Tracey) Scherer and Barbara (Gerald Bargdill) Scherer, both of Bellefontaine; 11 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A retired truck driver, Donald worked for Cassen Trucking Company and Clark Trucking Company. He was a fan of NASCAR and the Cleveland Browns. He enjoyed gun shows and his vegetable garden.
Pastor Jeffory Willetts will officiate at a 12:00 pm funeral service on Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine where friends may call from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm prior to the service. Burial will be in the Huntsville Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.