Donald Wayne Stith, 88, of Chillicothe, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Hamilton, Missouri.
Donald was born in rural Livingston County to parents Opal and Hazel Wilson Stith on April 9, 1931. He was a graduate of Chillicothe High School.
Donald was employed by Lamberts Glove and Midwest gloves. He proudly retired from the United States National Guard serving for over twenty four years.
Donald and his wife Emma operated the Rumpus Room and the Hornets nest for six years. He owned and operated Wayne’s Handle Shop and small engine repair for thirty years. His free time was spent fishing, hunting and going to auctions.
Donald is survived by his sons, Michael Stith and wife Deborah of Olathe, KS; Donald Stith Jr. and wife Sharon of Chillicothe, MO; six grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, sister, Wilda Stith Ireland of Chula, MO.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Jean Stith, parents, and brother, Delbert Stith.
On line condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com .
A memorial service will be held Saturday November 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe, MO.
Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral Home.