Donald E. Rutter, age 79 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 12:20 A.M. Tuesday December 8, 2015 at his residence. He was born December 8, 1936 in Mount Carmel, Illinois and the son of the late George A. and Sadie Marie (Beakler) Rutter.
Donald was retired as an insurance agent and a very active member of the Ansonia First Church of God having served in the positions of Treasurer, Elder and on the Church Board of Trustees. He was also a very devoted husband, family man, sports enthusiast and strong in his faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Gail Onyett and her husband Raymond.
Donald is survived by his wife Carol W. (Vaughn) Rutter of Greenville. They were married July 28, 1956. Also by his children Dennis (Teresa) Rutter, David (Dwanna) Rutter all of Greenville and Duane (Jena) Rutter of Monroe, Ohio; grandchildren Austin (Elizabeth) Rutter, Logan Rutter, McKenna Rutter, Katie Batten, LaNelle (Anthony) Tuggle and Adam Bridges; six great grandchildren; in laws Joyce (Myrl) Nisely, Donna (Doug) Leis and Larry Vaughn as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday December 12, 2015 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor David Hackney officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until time of the services in the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Brethren Retirement Community Resident’s Aid Fund or the Ansonia First Church of God.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com