He retired from Sectional Die Company, presently Shiloh Industries. He served in the U.S. Army, a Vietnam Veteran, in the 25th Infantry Division, receiving the Bronze Star. He was a 48 year member of Wellington Fraternal Order of Eagles and was a member of the Wellington American Legion. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and attended all of the various activities in which they were involved. Traveling, watching sports and golfing with his friends and family gatherings made his life enjoyable. Dan was a wonderfully compassionate, courageous man and will be deeply missed.
He was the beloved husband of Gloria (nee Biczykowski) for 33 years; loving father to Tricia (Kurt) Farr; and grandfather of Mitchell, Weston and Trinity Farr. He is also survived by a sister, Cherie (Elvin) Moody of Columbus; and brothers, Lawry of Wellington and William (Cindy) Babitt of North Royalton.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Babitt; and mother, Virginia Eileen (Mickey) Babitt.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 11 A.M. at the Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 South Main St., Wellington, where friends may call Friday, March 29, 2013 from 2 to 8 P.M. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Family request, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to "The Babitt Family Scholarship Fund".