Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Donald J. “Don” Bernard (July 9, 2014)

Donald J. “Don” Bernard, 73, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

He was born July 23, 1940 in Greenville, the son of the late Cletus Marion and Regina Bernice (Dirksen) Bernard. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia A. (McClellan) Bernard on December 2, 2012.

Don was retired from Shrader’s in Greenville where he had worked for 41 years. He was a veteran of the US Army having served from 1963 to 1965 and was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville.

He is survived by his son, Christopher (fiancé, Aimee Barnett) Bernard of Mason; grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Justin, Josh, Nicolle, and Cory; a brother, Kenneth (Norma) Bernard of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 15, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. John White officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com