Donald E. Wampler

February 25, 1929January 23, 2013

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.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 26, 2013

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Denny & Diana Fulmer

February 7, 2013

We worked with Don many fun years at The Treaty Company. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

January 30, 2013

We had been close friends of Don and Linda for many years. Don & Bob's friendship developed un the l6 years they worked together at The Treaty Co. We had such great times together and those memories will be with us always. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Bob & Janet Copeland, Estero,FL

Jane & Doug Strait

January 29, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you & your family.

Mari DeMarco

January 27, 2013

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Don (Oscar) Atkins

January 27, 2013

Kate and Amy,
I am deeply sorry for your lose of your Father. You can rest and have confort in knowing that your Dad is once again beside your Mom. Both of them will now be watching over you. Everyday you will be able to feel the warmth of the angels close to your heart. May both of them rest in peace. God be with both of you and your families.

January 26, 2013

Wampler kids, Sorry for your loss

Sandy and Larry Buschur

January 26, 2013

To Kate and Amy and family, I'm so sorry for your loss..Your Mom and Dad were such special people...I still miss your Mom so much, she was the best...what fun she was...You have my most sincere to you both...Karen Karn, Brookville, Ohio

Joe & Connie Turner

January 25, 2013

Our heartfelt sympathies to the family.
Joe & Connie Turner

John, Brenda & Phillip Weiss

January 25, 2013

Donnie, Steph, Ryan and Nathan

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. Remember the great times you have had with your Dad, or Grandpa.

Bob & Karen Taylor

January 25, 2013

Donnie & familly and Dee & family: I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I know he has left a void in your hearts that will never be filled. Try to fill that void with your fondest memories and may he rest in peace.