Donald C. Dillon

May 3, 1934 ~ November 22, 2019 (age 85)


Donald C. Dillon, 85, of Wabash, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Marion General Hospital in Marion, Indiana.  He was born in Grant County, on May 3, 1934, to the late Raymond and Nina Dillon. 

Donald married Donna Dailey on May 12, 1961. She still survives.  Donald retired from General Motors in Marion in 1998 after working there for 31 years. He was also a member of the LaFontaine United Methodist Church, The UAW Retirees - Local 977 General Motors, many bowling leagues in Wabash and Marion, former LaFontaine Lions Club member, Sympathy Club in Marion, Sunday School Superintendent, and he was the president of his 1952 LaFontaine High School Senior Class.

Donald is survived by his wife, Donna; three sons, Gary (Luann) Dillon of Wabash, Indiana, Brad (Lisa) Dillon of Peru, Indiana, and David Dillon of Wabash, Indiana; one sister Joyce (Bob) Summers of Wabash, Indiana; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by one daughter, Peggy Sue Ratliff, who passed away in 1999, and one sister.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main St. LaFontaine, Indiana 46940 with Reverend Susan Shambaugh officiating.  Burial will follow at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine. 

Visitation for family and friends will from 4:00-7:00 p.m Monday, November 25, 2019, at the funeral home.

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November 25, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

Funeral Service
November 26, 2019

10:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

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