Donald L. Christy

Donald L. Christy

HEATH: A memorial service for Donald L. Christy, age 66, of Heath, will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Sam Harnish officiating.

Don passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Regency Hospital in Columbus. He was born April 11, 1947 in Newark.

Don was a 1965 graduate of Heath High School. He worked at the Heath Waste Water Treatment Plant from 1965-1979. He left as the Chief Operator from Heath to work at the Owens Tech Center Water Treatment Plant from which he retired from in 2008. Don was very involved in Boy Scouts from the age of 12 spending 35 years in Scouting. He enjoyed camping, reading and working hard. He was an honest man who could fix anything, was a good listener and took care and provided for his wife and three sons.

He is survived by his wife, Kara (Lohri), whom he married August 30, 1975; three sons, Jerod of Toledo, John "Chris" (Jody) of Westerville and Jason (Maggie) of Heath; four grandchildren, Brendan, Meagan, Lauran and Reegan; his mother, Helen Christy; a sister, Sharon (Dale) Zahrndt of Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles R. Christy; and an infant son, Shane.

Friends may call prior to the service from 5-7 p.m. at the Heath Chapel, 1249 Hebron Rd., Heath, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - 2225 Citygate Drive

Columbus, OH 43219.

Please visit to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the Christy family.


Funeral Home

Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Crematory Service
1249 Hebron Rd Heath, OH 43056
(740) 522-1010

Published in the Advocate on July 23, 2013