Donald Gene Moden, age 83, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at State of the Heart Care in Wayne Hospital in Grenville. He was born on Nov. 12, 1936 in Celina, Ohio to the late Henry Robert and Dorothy Velma (Ebright) Moden. On June 12, 1957 he married Donna Jeanne Grapner, who died on December 14, 2019.
Survivors include his three children Mark Alan (Kim) Moden of St. Marys, Richard Eugene (Jennifer) Moden of Coshocton and Rebecca Sue (Terry) Roberts of Ridgeville, IN. Six grandchildren; Trevor Moden, Dalton Moden, Konnor Moden, Jeff Roberts, Erika Roberts-Beitler, Mitchel Roberts, and four great grandchildren; Keaten Roberts, Kaylyn Roberts, Zavier Roberts and Adalyn Moden. Brother and sister-in-law Bill (Martha) Moden of Oak Grove, LA., sister Norma Moden of Celina, two sisters-in-law Imogene Lawhead, Rose Marie Grapner both of Portland, and a brother-in-law Delbert Tangeman of Ducan, S.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter Julie Ann Moden, brother Richard (Rosalie) Moden, sister Betty Tangeman and two brothers-in-law Ralph Grapner and Tom Lawhead.
Donald was a graduate of Celina High School and formerly employed at Mersman Brothers Furniture, New Idea, Leader Seeds, Stewart Seed and was currently employed at Walmart in Celina. He proudly served his country in the United Army. He was a member of the former Montezuma Church of Christ in Montezuma. He was an Elder at the Church from 1974 until 2019, a Deacon and a Trustee for 20 years.
A combined funeral service for Donna and Donald will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 at the Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, with Rev. Lowell Roberts and Cliff Beck officiating. Burial will follow in the Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina. Friends may call from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 at the funeral Home and a hour before services on Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County P.O. Box 624, Celina, Ohio 45822. Condolences may be shared on-line at LehmanDzendzelfuneralhome.com.
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Cancer Association of Mercer County
P.O. Box 624, Celina OH 45822