Created on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Donald P. Scherer, 63, of Bellefontaine, passed away at his residence Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013.
He was born in Sidney on July 21, 1950, to Donna Mae Wood Scherer, who survives in Bellefontaine, and the late Eugene R. Scherer. He also was preceded in death by a son, Donald Philip Scherer.
Survivors include his wife, Rita (Durnell) Scherer, whom he married in Bellefontaine on June 17, 1983; three daughters, Mary (Robert) Terry, Joni Hughes and Teresa (Richard) Horvath, all of Bellefontaine; a stepdaughter, Maggie (Art Hower) Rorabough of DeGraff; two stepsons, Larry Scherer and Brian Scherer, both of Bellefontaine; siblings, Harold (Nancy) Scherer of Huntsville and William (Tracey) Scherer and Barbara (Gerald Bargdill) Scherer, both of Bellefontaine; 11grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A retired truck driver, Donald worked for Cassen Trucking Company and Clark Trucking Company.
He was a fan of NASCAR and the Cleveland Browns, and enjoyed gun shows and his vegetable garden.
Pastor Jeffory Willetts officiates a funeral at noon Friday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where visitation is two hours prior. Burial is in the Huntsville Cemetery.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.