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Obituary for Donald Gillette Sr.

Donald Gillette Sr.
Donald Wayne Gillette Sr., 59, of Coldwater, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.
A memorial service will be held at 12 Noon, Monday, February 13, 2017 at Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater with Pastor Dave Pierce officiating. Visitation will take place from 11:00 until 12:00 Noon prior to the memorial service at Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Donald was born July 4, 1957 to Carl W. and Jane (Paradine) Gillette in Coldwater. He married Nancy Loop on March 20, 1976 in Coldwater.
Donald worked in shipping and receiving at Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Coldwater for 15 years, retiring in 2014.
He enjoyed watching the Discovery Channel, rock and roll music and wearing cowboy boots. Donald will be missed for making people smile and his kindness but especially by his family as he loved taking care of them.
Donald is survived by his parents Carl (Jane) Gillette of Coldwater; his wife of 39 years Nancy of Coldwater; his twin sons, Don (Stacy) Gillette Jr. of Coldwater and Travis (Danielle) Gillette of Clarksville, Tennessee; his grandchildren, Bailee Bates, Elizabeth Gillette, Bodee Bates, Reagan Gillette, Kylee Gillette and Aubree Gillette; his siblings, Doug Gillette, Dennis Gillette and Donna Heinemann all of Coldwater. He was preceded in death by his daughter Jessica Bates.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the charity of one’s choice.

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