Donald E. Dillon

Donald Earl (Big Don) Dillon, 63, passed away May 25, 2014.

He was born Feb. 1, 1951, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Theodore G. Dillon and Mabel V. Gray Dillon.

Donald was co-owner of Big Don’s Sewer & Drain Cleaning until he retired in 2008. He was a former employee with Roto Rooter. He was proud of being a PHS graduate and for retaining the record for the indoor shot put throw at PHS. He was a fan of the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Reds. Donald attended Spreading Truth Ministries.

Surviving are two sons, Richard (Rick) Dillon and Donald E. (Bear) Dillon Jr.; a daughter, Rhonda Dawn Bailey; a stepdaughter, Becky Dillon; and sisters, Alice Flinn and Avis Rader. He is also survived by several loving grandchildren; and his former wife, Julie Dillon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charley Dillon and Ron (R.C.) Dillon; sisters, Della Collins and Norma West; and his first wife, Cathy Nesselroad.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 Fifth St., Parkersburg. Pastor Ralph Tisdale will officiate. There will be visitation from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and an hour prior to the service on Thursday.

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