Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 27, 2013 9:32 am EDT


COLUMBUS — Donald Dee Darst, 51, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born April 13, 1962, in Columbus, to the late John and Ruth Darst.

He is survived by his brother, John Darst; sister, Peggy (Randall) Ransom and half sister, Rosemary (Mike) Frye; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Donald was a member of Covenant Evangelical Church. He enjoyed his work as a driver and was passionate about his dogs.

Family will receive friends today, April 27, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Covenant Evangelical Church, 4001 N. Stygler Road, Gahanna, OH 43230, where services will begin at 10 a.m., with Pastor Tony Robbins officiating. Graveside service will be held at noon at Fairview Cemetery, 15271 Vance Road, Mount Vernon. Following burial, all are welcome back at the church for a luncheon reception.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Covenant Evangelical or to the Capital Area Humane Society in Donald’s memory. Please visit to share memories or extend condolences.

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