Donald C. Coble, 88, Lititz H.S. grad, WWII and Korea vet, Tastykake district manager, volunteer

By on August 30, 2017

Donald C. Coble, 88, of Lititz, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at Moravian Manor.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Paul and Alverta Mowrer Coble. Don was the loving husband of the late Doris Bradshaw Coble, who died in January of 2008.

In 1990 Don retired from the Tasty Baking Co., Philadelphia, (Tastykake) where he worked as a district manager. Earlier in his career he was a stone mason for many years. Don served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a 1947 graduate of Lititz High School and graduated from Northrop Aviation School of California.

Don was a member of the Hemlock Hunting Lodge in Sullivan County, the Lititz American Legion and V.F.W.; a member and past president of the Warwick Community Ambulance Association, and an active member with Lititz AMBUCS. He was also a member and Past Master of the Manheim Masonic Lodge 587. Don is now reunited with his beloved Bichon dog, Precious.

Surviving are two sons: Gary D., husband of Peggy Coble, of Akron; Dale, husband of Victoria Coble, of East Petersburg; a daughter: Cheryl Templeton of Lititz; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death is a brother: Paul Coble.

A life celebration was held Aug. 30 at Buch Funeral Home, Lititz. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Please omit flowers. Contributions may be sent in Don’s memory to: Warwick Community Ambulance Association, 151 North Lane, Lititz, PA 17543.

To send the family o-line condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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