June 12, 1945 - June 30, 2021
Donald R "Don" Wilt, 76 of Mechanicsburg, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in The Ohio Masonic Home.
Don was born June 12, 1945 in Springfield, Ohio. He was a graduate of South High School, Springfield. Don proudly served his country as a helicopter pilot in the United States Army during Vietnam. He retired after 30 years as a Sergeant with the London Correctional Institution. Don attended the Catawba United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Chandler Lodge #138 F. & A.M. , London, Ohio.
Don is survived by his wife of 21 years, Doris (Timmons) Wilt; children, Dusty Jackson, Tabitha (James) Keener, Dawn (Frederick "Tony") Suchland and Donnie (Angela) Timmons; grandchildren, Zack, April, Christy, Michael, Perry, Hayden, Hayley, Brandon, Bradley and Dakotah; sisters Jenny Jones and Phyllis Lemon as well as several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Pauline Smith; brother, Ronald Wilt; sister, Karen Botz and brother-in-law, Roger Jones.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11-1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Doug Bovey officiating.
Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catawba United Methodist Church, 61 S. Champaign St., Catawba, Ohio 43010.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.