Donald Eugene “Donnie” Moyer, age 75 of Greenville, passed away at 6:40 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. Donnie was born Dec. 25, 1937 in Richland Township, Darke County, and is the son of the late Charles Clyde and Ethel Marie (Sherrick) Moyer.
He was retired from TWA, where he had been employed for 33 years with the grounds crew at the Dayton International Airport. He was also a veteran serving with the U.S. Marine Corp.
He was an avid fisherman, loved to play cards and hunt mushrooms.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters Shirley Riegle and Phyllis Shuttleworth and a niece Jill Snyder.
Donnie is survived by his brother and sister in law, Roger and Bonita Moyer of Greenville; loving companion of 18 years Gladys Neff of Greenville; nieces and nephews, Greg Shuttleworth, Mark Shuttleworth, Jackie Guevara, Anna Marie Riegle, Lonnie Moyer and Kim Fourman; other close family members, Beth (Denny) Wells, Dean (Jody) Neff, Kelly Byrum, Mike Wells, Megan Wells, Hope Byrum, Bob, Michelle, Addison, and Abby Miller, and Travis and Tyler Neff; as well as his lifelong best friend, Bill Bohler. He will be missed by his dog, Katie, as well as Kelly’s dogs Lucy and Lola.
The family would like to thank his special friends Ben DeWeese, Bill Warner and Dave Delk for all their help throughout the years.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 in the First Congregational Christian Church, 115 East Fifth St., Greenville, with Pastor Ted McCurdy and Pastor Joe Soley co-officiating. Burial with Full Military Honors conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard will be held in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Versailles. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m., in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, and on Wednesday 1/2 hour prior to the services in the church.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the First Congregational Christian Church or the Cancer Association of Darke County.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com