Donald Rarden, Sr., 65, of North Fort Myers formerly of Middletown, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in Cape Coral, Fla. He was born April 21, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio to Joel Rarden and Irene Jones Rarden, now deceased.
He retired from General Motors after 33 years of service, where he was also a member of UAW Local #801. After retirement he moved to Florida where he enjoyed riding his Harley
He is survived by three children, Audrey (Jared) Watson of Franklin, Ohio and Donald Rarden Jr. and Lonnie Rarden; two sisters, Pat Fitzgerald of Annapolis, MD and Carolyn Rarden of North Ft. Myers, aunt, Marie Schweinhart of Fort Myers; two grandchildren, Ava and Alexa Watson of Franklin, Ohio as well as longtime companion Sherri Statzer of North Fort Myers. A Graveside Service will be held 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, at Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, KY.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.