Saturday, July 3, 2010

Roy W. Ditty (July 2, 2010)

Roy “Bill” W. Ditty, 69, of New Madison, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 2, 2010. Bill was born in Darke County on February 5, 1941 to the late Robert W. and Martha W. (Wyne) Ditty.

Bill was a strong Christian man who loved the Lord. He was an excellent singer and especially loved to sing gospel music. He mostly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, Cory and Levi. Bill loved and lived for hunting deer and would spend all his spare time doing so. His CB handle was “The great white deer hunter”. Bill worked on the assembly line for Chrysler Corp. in Dayton, Ohio for many years.

In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his sister, Patty Goodin.

Bill is survived by his wife, Shirley Ditty of New Madison; a step-daughter and husband, Jennifer and Matt Woods of Washington Courthouse; and two grandchildren, Cory and Levi Woods.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 5, 2010 at 10:00 AM in the Palestine Cemetery in Palestine, Ohio with the Rev. Eric Fee being asked to officiate. The family asks that memorial contributions be given to the Alzheimers Association or the donor’s choice in memory of Bill.

Condolences may be sent to the family at Services are entrusted to Braund Funeral Home in New Madison.