Daniel George Babitt
WELLINGTON - Daniel George Babitt, a life-long resident of Wellington, Ohio, passed away March 20, 2013 in Ft. Myers, Fla. at the age of 66.
He was the beloved husband of Gloria (nee Biczykowski) for 33 years; loving father to Tricia (Kurt) Farr and grandfather of Mitchell, Weston and Trinity Farr. He is also survived by a sister Cherie (Elvin) Moody of Columbus, Ohio, and brothers Lawry of Wellington and William (Cindy) Babitt of North Royalton, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Babitt and mother, Virginia Eileen (Mickey) Babitt.
He retired from Sectional Die Company, presently Shiloh Industries. He served in the U.S. Army
, a Vietnam Veteran, in the 25th Infantry Division, receiving the Bronze Star
. A 48 year member of Wellington Fraternal Order of Eagles and was a member of the Wellington American Legion. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and attended all of the various activities in which they were involved. Traveling, watching sports and golfing with his friends and family gatherings made his life enjoyable. Dan was a wonderfully compassionate, courageous man and will be deeply missed.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 30 at 11 a.m. at the Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 South Main St., Wellington, Ohio, where friends may call FRIDAY 2-8 p.m. Interment Greenwood Cemetery.
Family request, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to "The Babitt Family Scholarship Fund".