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Donald C. "Big Don" Binting

October 5, 1950 ~ June 9, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Obituary

 Donald C. " Big Don" Binting, 72, of Sandusky, passed away early Friday morning, June 9, 2023, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus, Sandusky, after a brief illness. 

    He was born on October 5, 1950, in Sandusky, where he had lived his entire life.  He was the son of George Frederick and Marilyn Jean (Richards) Binting.  He was a 1969 graduate of Perkins High School. 

   Don was a realtor for 33 years and a past member of the National , State and Local Board of Realtors and Firelands Association of Realtors since 1978.  He was an associate with JRW Realty, Dan Schiefley Real Estate and Bill Lewis Realty.  Don also worked for 23 years at Central News Company until the company downsized in 1996 and he also worked for a short time with San Bay Company.

  Don always loved drag racing.  In the 1970's he won 1st place Top Eliminator in a national event at Dragway 42 at West  Salem, OH driving his 1966 Chevelle Super Sport he named "Moody Blue."  He also enjoyed listening to music (old time rock and roll), watching football, fishing, golf, being outdoors, taking care of his yard, and watching Andy Griffith and Gun Smoke.

   Don was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church since 1960's until its closing and is now a member of Zion Lutheran Church, he was a former member of the Sons of AMVETS Post # 17, and the Sandusky Eagles Aerie # 444.

   He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. (Wise) Binting, whom he married on July 21, 2000; his sister, Gayle L. (Jay) Jones of Scottsdale, AZ; and his nieces and nephews.

   Don was preceded in death by his parents, George F. and Marilyn J. Binting; his sisters, Diane K. "Dee Dee" (Hoelzer) Binting and Barbara A. (Young) Binting; his paternal grandparents, Alphons and Le Ella Binting; and his maternal grandparents, Tony and Esther Olmstead.

   Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, from 4-7 pm at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH.  Funeral services will be held Thursday morning, June 15, 2023, at 11 am at the funeral home.  Deacon Carolyn Steinfeldt officiating.  Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky.

   The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Serving Our Seniors, 310 E. Boalt Street, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to one's favorite charity.

   Your memories and word of comfort may be shared with Don's family at davidfkoch.com.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 14, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
David F. Koch Funeral & Cremation Services
520 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 15, 2023

11:00 AM
David F. Koch Funeral & Cremation Services
520 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870

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