Donald J. Soulsby, of Sanford Road, Eldred Township, Warren County, and formerly of Clinton, Ohio, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2012 at UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa. Donald was born in Akron, Ohio, on February 21, 1938, a son of the late Beatrice and Matthew Soulsby.
He was retired from his employment at General Tire in Akron, Ohio, where he was a Foreman. He was also previously employed at Central Transport in Akron.
He loved horses and helping with the local 4H Club. He was the husband of Donna (Smith) Soulsby, who survives. Also surviv-ing are: Stepson Dan (Kathy) Grable, of Pitts-field, PA; Stepdaughter Michelle (Denny) Kitchen, of Grand Valley, PA; Sister Carolyn (Al) Stefanov, of Tallmadge, OH; Sister Lyn-da Ellis, of Stow, OH; nephew Matthew Ellis; nephew Tyler Ellis; and 2 Grandchildren, Sarah and Hannah Grable.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Donny Soulsby and a daughter, Cindy Soulsby.
Friends will be received Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at McKinney Funeral Homes in Youngsville, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thurs-day, September 6th, with Rev. Ralph Culp officiat-ing. A graveside service will immediately follow in Sanford Cemetery.
The family suggests those wishing to place memorials may do so to Grand Valley United Methodist Church. Family and friends may order flowers, send an e-condolence, or sign the on-line guestbook at www.mckinneyfuneral.com.