December 5, 2010
Saturday, December 11, 2010 1:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
Saturday, December 11, 2010 12 - 1 pm
Donald Lee DeVore 65yrs. of St. Paris, passed away, Sunday, December 05, 2010 in his residence surrounded by his family following a long battle with A.L.S.
He was born June 28, 1945 in Dayton, Ohio the son of Marion Blackburn & Nina Chalice (Shearer) DeVore.
He is survived by his wife of 45yrs, Cheryle K. (Kettler) DeVore of St. Paris to whom he married Feb. 13,1965; two daughters, Lorinda (DeVore) & Robert Hull of Springfield, Ohio and Jennifer DeVore of St. Paris; two sons, Michael Wm Sr. & Betsy DeVore of Beavercreek, OH and David Neal DeVore of St. Paris OH; sister-in-law, Nancy DeVore of Carmel IN.; five grandchildren, Katie, Abbe, Michael Jr., Amanda and Sarah; one niece, Pamela DeVore of Carmel,IN.
Don enjoyed baseball, especially the Cincinnati Reds, football, movies, computers, gardening and traveling. He was an avid pet lover devoted to his German Sheppard, Abba and Klaus. He retired from Delphi Thermal a Division GM as a tool maker and designer. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother William DeVore. Friends may call in the Vernon Funeral Home from Noon till 1:00 p.m. where memorial services will be held on Saturday December 11, 2010 at 1:00p.m. with Pastor Kevin Horrigan officiating. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Community Mercy Hospice 444 West Harding Rd. Springfield, Ohio 45504 or to The ALS Association, Central & Southern Ohio Chapter 1170 Old Henderson RD., Suite 221 Columbus, Ohio 43220.