Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 26, 2012 11:09 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Donald J. Wittman, 59, of Mount Vernon passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in the Palliative Care Unit at Knox Community Hospital.

He was born Feb. 13, 1953, in Columbus, son of late Water and Jane (Layton) Wittman. Donald was a 1972 graduate of Northridge High School. Before his health declined, Donald had driven trucks for several area Trucking Companies. Donald enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

Donald is survived by his wife, Linda (Beck) Wittman; children, Donny (Connie), Marcie, Chad (Rhonda O’Brien), Marvin (Amy Speakman) and Laura; grandchildren, Tyler, Bethany, Rylann, Harley, Haven, Jazzlyn, Abbey, Lexie, Lanie and Derek (Makenzie); a special great-granddaughter, Emmey; a sister, Sherri (Ron) Oswalt; a niece, Cheyann; and his canine companions, Cocoa and Sadie.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by a sister, Becky Wittman; and a granddaughter, Bella.

The family will have a private service at a later date.

Private condolences may sent to the family by visiting

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Donald J. Wittman.

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