Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.
202 Maple Avenue
Oak Hill, OH 45656
Donald Eugene Tobert Sr., age 78, went home to be with Jesus at his home with family on Sunday, January 29th, 2017. He was born October 5th, 1938 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late John and Marie (Canter) Tobert. He was a graduate of Oak Hill High School and proudly served his country in the United States Army.
On March 19, 1966 Don married the love of his life, Eleanor Perry and they enjoyed fifty years together. Their home was blessed with six children, four daughters: Theresa (Pat) Pratt, Penny (Allen) Wilkerson, Doddie (David) Cochran, and Carla (Jay) Sharp; and two sons: Perry (Laura) Tobert and Donald (Angie) Tobert. Don has three grandsons: Joshua and Jordan Roe, and Tyler (Jeyra) Hickman; five granddaughters: Caylie, Alli, Morgan, Kaylin, and Payton; and one great-grandson, Jace Michael Hickman; one sister, Carrie Miller Patton of Columbus, Ohio; he is also survived and loved by several nieces and nephews.
Don was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor; daughter, Ellen; parents, John and Marie (Canter) Tobert; four brothers: John, Ralph, Robert, and Emil; and one sister, Wilma (Dutchie) Tobert.
Don and Eleanor attended the Welcome Chapel Church for many years.
A special thank you to the girls of Heartland Hospice for their wonderful care and many smiles they brought to our hearts and home.
Services will be held on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 5pm at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill with Pastor Roy McCarty officiating. Friends may call from 3-5pm prior to the service on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillumfuneralhomes.com or www.lewisgillum.com.