Donald Bever
1934 - 2020
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Donald Bever

Lancaster - Donald J. Bever, age 86 of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Fairfield Medical Center. He was born on April 13, 1934 in Somerset to the late Pius and Helen (Young) Bever. He was a parishioner of St. Mark Catholic Church since 1978, and a member of the Lancaster Old Car Club. Donald retired as a Sergeant after 32 years of dedicated service as a member of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

He is survived by his children, Daniel J. (Donna) Bever, of York, ME, Dennis J. (Sue Wilkins) Bever, of Reynoldsburg, and David J. (Kimberly) Bever, of Lancaster; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Rose M. (Metzger), and siblings, Louise Eversole, Mary Roberta Folk, Raymond Bever, James Bever, and George "Gene" Bever.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2020 at St. Mark Catholic Church, with Fr. Peter Gideon, Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Somerset. Family will receive friends at Sheridan Funeral Home from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 22, 2020 with a vigil service at 6:30 p.m.

Family requests memorial contributions to St. Mark Catholic Church, 324 Gay St., Lancaster, OH 43130, Fairfield Area Humane Society, 1721 Granville Pike, Lancaster, OH 43130, or the Navy SEAL Foundation, 1619 D Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23459.

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Published in Times Recorder & Lancaster Eagle-Gazette from Nov. 17 to Nov. 20, 2020.
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November 20, 2020

Dear Daniel and Donna, Dennis and Sue, and David and Kimberly,
We send our deepest sympathy to you and family on the loss of
your father, father-in-laws and grandfather, Donald. We knew him in the Old Car Club. He was a well liked gentleman and will be missed.

Sincerely yours, Jack and Wanda Morrison
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November 19, 2020
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