Donald R. Kittle, 74, of Tecumseh, Mich., passed away, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice of Lenawee.
Don was born at Junior, Dec. 12, 1938, to Murl and Dorothy (Zirkle) Kittle.
He graduated in 1957 from Belington High School in Belington.
Don married Gloria Scott on April 16, 1960, in Oakland, Md., and she survives.
During his life Don worked for Davis Electric in Elkins, Roadway Express in Ohio, and Massey Ferguson Test Farm in Macon. Don retired from Tecumseh Public Schools in 2000. He was a member of Tecumseh United Methodist Church. Don loved his family, and they always came first in his life. He loved going to his grandchildren's activities and never wanted to miss any of them. Don and Gloria enjoyed taking trips with the family camping. Don enjoyed hunting and fishing, woodworking and listening to bluegrass music.
In addition to his wife, Gloria, Don is survived by three sons, Greg and Sue Kittle of Vesuvius, Va., Tim and Lily Kittle of Clinton, Mich., and Jamie and Valerie Kittle of Monroe, Mich.; one aunt, Avelene Kittle of West Virginia; 10 grandchildren, Christa, Jennifer, Nathan, Casey, Samantha, Quincy, Hallie, Noah, Daniel and Beau; and three great-grandchildren, Clifton, Samantha and Benjamin.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Ann; and a brother, Robert.
Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Don's life will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 13, at 11 a.m. at Tecumseh United Methodist Church with Pastor Mark Miller officiating. Visitation will be conducted Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh and Thursday at the church from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Burial of cremains will be in Brookside Cemetery at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tecumseh United Methodist Church or Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh.