Donald E. Wampler, age 83 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:55 P.M. Wednesday January 23, 2013 at Wayne HealthCare Center Greenville, Ohio. Don was born February 25, 1929 in Union City, Indiana and the son of the late Claude L. & Beulah I. (Feltman) Wampler.
He retired in 1987 from the former Treaty Company of Greenville, where he had been employed for 35 years serving in the capacity of Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of the Board of Directors. Later he owned a company for 15 years called Extra Special Products.
Don was a former member of the Greenville Elk's Lodge, the Lion's Club, Moose and Eagle's lodges.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Linda K. "Cookie" (Ryan) Wampler May 17, 2010. They were married April 22, 1967. Also twin infant children Jason Ryan & Ann Elizabeth Wampler. Brothers Robert & Jack Wampler and sisters Phyllis Clark and Carolyn K. Adcock.
He is survived by his children Dana "Dee" & Jeff Schmidt of Greenville, Janie & Steve Hubbard of Garfield Heights, Donald J. "Donnie" & Stephani Wampler of Greenville, Kathryn "Kate" & Jeff Sopczak of Galloway and Amy Cates of Arcanum. Grandchildren Stacy Strait, Tricia (Greg) Peck, Carrie (Jim) Hackney, Jody (Jon) Shy, Alexandria Hubbard, Ryan Wampler, Nathan Wampler, McKenna R. Cates, Griffin P. Cates and Marlaina K. Sopczak. Eleven great grandchildren, sister Sue A. Strayer of Germantown and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Gathering will be held from 10:00 A.M. until 12 Noon on Saturday January 26, 2013 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.
Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in the Greenville Cemetery.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Hospice of Darke County.