Don A. Spires, 82, of Fremont, OH passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky, OH. He was born on November 26, 1934 in Wilkesville, OH to William and Shirley (Wiseman) Spires. He was a 1952 graduate of Wilkesville High School.
Don worked for General Telephone Company for twenty-two years when he lived in Pomeroy. He was working in Fremont, OH at Ohio Bell when he met “his girl” Marilyn Hottinger and they married on October 10, 1953 in Richmond, IN. She preceded him in death on February 25, 2013.
Don and Marilyn both loved to travel, spending time with their families and riding their motorcycle. He was an avid NASCAR fan. He was a 32nd degree Mason, Pomeroy-Racine Lodge No. 164 and the Aladdin Shriners, Grove City, OH.
He is survived by his sister, Margaret Schilling, Lancaster, OH and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will take place on Thursday, October 5, 2017; 1:00 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery, 1225 Oakwood St, Fremont, OH 43420.
Memorials can be made to Aladdin Shriners, 1801 Gateway Circle, Grove City, OH 43123
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Mary (Duffy) Withee
Please accept my condolences in the passing of Don. He was good friends of my brothers, Jim Duffy and John Duffy when they were growing up in Wilkesville.
Linda and Russ Hofer
We were saddened to hear about Uncle Don’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this difficult time.
The Vaughn family
Family of Don, please accept my deepest condolences. May God’s promises found at Acts 24:15 and Psalms 37:29 bring you comfort during this difficult time.
Family of Don Spires
May loving memories bring comfort to you in this time of sadness.
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Edward, Sandra and Donald L. Schultz
My condolence to Don’s Family is this day of sorrow. Don and Marilyn were both a loving and caring couple. We had many wonderful adventures together and loads of memories were made.