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Donald William Rison

Donald William Rison entered into this life June 23, 1980, the youngest child of Rev. David and Mary Rison. On May 28, 2016, his life was finished and he moved to his eternal home in heaven, surrounded at his passing by his family who loved and cherished him deeply.

Donny grew up in the Swanton area. He spent his childhood years at the Swanton Church of the Nazarene, a church founded by his father, Rev. David Rison. He later became a member of New Horizons Church in Delta. Don was a 1998 graduate of Toledo Christian School. He worked as a Computer Technician. He owned and managed D&D Computer in Delta, Ohio. Don was full of life. He had an entrepreneurial spirit. He loved his family more than anything in the world and will be very much missed by them.

Don is survived by his wife Tara; children, Grace Ellen and Elijah William Rison and Joseph (Joey) Carr; his parents Rev. David and Mary Ellen Rison; sister Laurie Wells (Kevin), brother David (Karla), 5 nieces and 1 nephew. He also leaves to mourn his passing uncles William (Barbara) Wahl and Richard Rison, Jr. and aunt Patricia Rison, as well as mother-in-law Veronica Blaesing.

Waiting to meet Don as he passed through Heaven's gates were his grandparents, Mary and Charles Wahl and Richard and Bessie Rison. Also preceding him in death was his father-in-law, William Blaesing.

A Memorial Service honoring Don's life will be held on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the Swanton Church of the Nazarene, 315 W. Airport Hwy. in Swanton, Ohio. The service will begin at 2:00 pm with visitation beginning at 1:30. A luncheon will follow the service at the church. Everyone is welcome to come offer your support for Don's family.

Residence: Waterville, Ohio

Memorial Service: Sunday, June 26th at 2:00 pm at the Swanton Church of the Nazarene

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We are so sorry for your great loss. We're thinking of you and praying for your comfort and peace.

Lissa Cervantes and family Jun 26 2016 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss Tara. Praying for you and your family.

Sarah (Rose) Kiernan Jun 24 2016 12:00 AM

Pastor Dave, Mary, Dave and Laurie Sorry for your loss. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

KIMBERLY BAKER Jun 24 2016 12:00 AM

Dave and Mary Ellen, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your entire family.

Vicki Williamson Jun 12 2016 12:00 AM

Dave, Mary & family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss of Don. We are lifting you up in prayer throughout this difficult time.

Bob, Marcia & Seth Gobrogge Jun 1 2016 12:00 AM

To Dave and Family So sorry to hear about Donnie My prayers are with your family May God Bless you all I will never forget Donnie He was a great friend to work for

Eileen Simon Jun 1 2016 12:00 AM

Dave, Mary, and family, we are saddened to hear about Don! May God wrap his arms around you all and give you comfort.

Tony, Eileen and Kaiden Boellner Jun 1 2016 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to you Pastor David, and your family. May Gods Blessings be with you.

Lois Pass Jun 1 2016 12:00 AM

Please know our love and sympathy is with you, and may our Lord comfort you during this time and in the days ahead.

Bonnie & Ron Holdeman May 30 2016 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss of your Donnie, we continue to pray for you and your family at this time of grief! You are a ll loved by many and are held in our hearts!

Ken and Vickie Ostrander May 30 2016 12:00 AM

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