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LAKELAND - Daniel Albert Bittinger, 66, of Akron, OH, born in Frostburg, MD, entered his eternal reward on Feb. 19, 2014, at home with his loving wife and son by his side, due to Parkinson's disease.
Dan is survived by his wife Mia; his 2 sons, Daniel (Jinger) and Charlie (Melissa); along with 5 loving grandchildren: Ali, Ben, Dylan, Ella and Peyton.
Dan served in the United States Navy as a Boiler Tech, 2nd Class, earning the National Defense Service Medal. He served 25 years in the Royal Rangers Program with many as the Akron Sectional Commander of the Royal Rangers. He was also VP of the Ohio Frontiersmen Camping Fraternity. Dan was a certified Red Cross instructor teaching first aid.
Memorial service will be at Victory Church, 1401 Griffin Rd., Lakeland, in the chapel at 3 p.m., receiving friends 30 minutes prior.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Royal Rangers Program, Victory Church.
Condolences may be sent to 3177 Junction Circle, Lakeland, 33805.
Published in Ledger from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2014