DONALD ROBERT, 85
Ocala - Donald Robert Buth, Sr., 85, of Ocala FL, passed away Monday July 14, 2014
Don was born on February 12, 1929 in Buffalo, NY, to Edward and Dora Buth. He was the brother of Robert Buth. He married Rita Witt on July 25, 1964. He was blessed with two children from a previous marriage, Donald Jr. and Debra. Don was preceded in death by his parents, brother, and daughter along with a still-born son between him and Rita. He is survived by his wife Rita, son Donald Jr., daughter-in-law Charlotta (Penny), grandchildren Catherine and Elizabeth, six great-grandchildren, and son-in-law Lynn Endorf.
Don was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod where he served on various boards as chairman or president in several church congregations. He loved his Lord and lived his life accordingly and was a witness to many. Don was also a long term employee with Florida Power and Light were he rose from the ranks of lineman to a management position and retired with distinction. Don was an avid and competitive sports enthusiast, especially when it came to golf and horse racing. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a friend to many. He was an inspiration and will truly be missed!
Memorial Services for Mr. Buth will be held at 10 AM Monday, July 21, 2014, at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
910 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from July 20 to July 21, 2014