Donald Coby, age 75 of Cridersville, died 9:40 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born August 8, 1940 in Darke County, Ohio; the son of the late Nelson Leroy ‘Pete’ and Gladys Bell Broderick Coby. On July 27, 1962 he married Mary Ann Heil, who survives.
After retiring from ODOT, Don had worked at Hume Supply. He attended Hume United Methodist Church, was a member of the Acadia Lodge #306 F&AM Masonic Lodge in Spencerville; and the Order of the Eastern Star; both of Spencerville. He will be remembered for being a good husband, father, grandfather, and always putting his family first. He loved helping others, being outside, gardening, fishing, cooking, and NASCAR.
Also surviving 2 sons – Dennis L. Coby of Cridersville; Richard D. Colby of Hume; Debra (Kenny) Treantafilos of Los Angeles, CA; 7 grandchildren – Ashley Mavis, Amanda Coby, Sean Coby, Tyler Coby, Kaeley Coby, Doug Coby, Zach Coby; a great granddaughter – Abby Hanjora; 2 sisters – Delores ‘Dot’ Donovan of Birmingham, AL; and Karen ‘Casey’ (Jim) Frantz of Cridersville; and 3 dogs – Lacey, Lovey, and Sandy.
He was preceded in death by a brother and his wife – Kenneth (Barb) Coby.
Private family services were held.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family.