Donald H. "Donnie" Britz

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Avenue, Jackson, OH 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

(f) 740-286-5640

(e) lewisgillumfh@gmail.com

(w) www.lewisgillum.com



Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Avenue, Jackson, OH 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

(f) 740-286-5640

(e) lewisgillumfh@gmail.com

(w) www.lewisgillum.com


Donald H. “Donnie” Britz, age 71, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, July 20th, 2021, at Holzer of Jackson. He was born September 25th, 1949, in Springfield, Ohio to the late Robert Britz and Leora Jane (Smith) Snyder.


He is survived by his sons, Donald Christopher “Chris” Britz and Rich West (Jennifer); grandsons: Christopher Britz, Gunnar West, Jarod West, and JR West; granddaughters: Nikki West and Noni (Devin) West; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings: Sylvia Christy, Sheila McCoy, Elaine Snyder, Diane Fulton, David (Missy) Snyder, Linda Snyder, Cynthia Kay (Dave) Taylor, Myra Whatley, Scott Snyder, Brian (Tammy) Snyder, and Tracey Snyder; aunt, Sylvia Driscoll; as well as several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Ellen Britz.


Donnie was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam. He enjoyed fishing and working on and riding motorcyles and he loved his family dearly.


Calling hours will be held on Saturday, July 31st, 2021, from 11:00AM-11:45AM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Graveside services with military honors will follow at 12:00 PM at Coalton Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com.