Donald K. Dewar


Donald K. “Don” Dewar, 83, of Nashville, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

He was born August 30, 1934 in Brown County, the son of Elbert and Edna (Kent) Dewar.

Donald was a 1952 graduate of Nashville High School and attended Indiana University.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, and also served in the U.S. Army reserves.

Donald married Mary Joan Dewar on June 16, 1965 in Brown County; they were married 52 years.

He worked for RCA in Bloomington as a supervisor for over 40 years before retiring in 1995.

Donald was an avid outdoorsman he enjoyed mushroom hunting, hiking, bird watching, working outside, gardening, traveling all 50 states, reading, and hand-making rugs. He also built his own computer at home with the knowledge he learned from RCA.

He loved his family and especially his grandchildren and spending time with family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.

Donald is survived by his wife, Mary Joan Dewar of Brown County; his son, Andrew (Andrea Williamson) Dewar of Evansville, Wisconsin, his daughter, Aimee (Keith Uridel) Dewar of Belmont; three grandchildren; Iva Ryely, Claire, John Callum Uridel; one brother, Kenneth (Beth) Dewar, two sisters, Judy Dewar and June (Steve) Ray; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents; one brother, Dan Dewar, and one sister, Phyllis Miller preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Allen Funeral Home & Crematory, 4155 S. Old State Rd 37, Bloomington, with the Rev. Clark Miller officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the funeral home.

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