Douglas Dillon, 83

Douglas Dillon, 83, of Wabash, passed away at his daughter’s home in North Manchester at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

He was born to the late John H. and Sarah J. (Deerfield) Dillon on November 10, 1932 in Floyd County, Kentucky.

He was formerly married to Linda Jo Wintrode on April 13, 1952. She passed away on May 6, 2004.

Doug worked at Celotex in Lagro for 40 years.

Doug was survived by a daughter Elizabeth Foust of North Manchester; two brothers John Dillon (Helen) and Bob Dillon (Loretta) both of Wabash; two sisters Laura Rife and Esther (Bobby) Webb both of Wabash; grandson Brian (Meghann) Foust of North Manchester; and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by daughter Gaynell Elliott; brothers Martin, Ben, Thomas, Lonnie, Jim, and Frank Dillon; and sisters Mary Dillon and Maudie Prater.

Visitation and funeral services will took place at Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating.

Burial followed at Memorial Lawns Cemetery in Wabash.

Preferred memorials are directed to Wabash County Animal Shelter, 810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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Posted on 2016 Nov 08