DONALD K. ELLARS
LONDON - Donald K. Ellars, 94, of London, left this world on Friday, April 14, 2017. Born March 3, 1923 in Sedalia, he was a son of Benjamin Franklin and Ottie Althea (Reid) Ellars. A decorated World War II Army veteran. Don had worked at Westinghouse for 15 years, then was superintendent for the former Madison County Children's Home and he retired in 1985 from the London Street Department. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Bud Miller of London; son, Donald "Pete" Ellars of Columbus; grandson, Joshua (Bethan) Ellars; great-granddaughters, Destiny, Lexie and Daisy Ellars, all of London; sister, Theda Dennett of San Diego; brother-in-law, Russell Knisley; several nieces and nephews; many close friends including Judy Shoemaker of Idaho and Jim and Brenda Stambaugh of London. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene (Knisley) Ellars in 2014; his parents; one brother; and four sisters. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the London Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Jack Davis officiating. Interment follows in Range Township Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. The family suggests memorials be made to the Building Fund of the Nazarene Church, 224 Elm St., London, OH 43140. The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME, 103 N. Main St., London. Online condolences may be made to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
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