Donald R. “Don” Summers, 86, Huntingburg

Donald R. “Don” Summers, 86, of Huntingburg, passed away at 4:20 a.m., on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born December 27, 1934, in Georgetown, Ind., to Kenneth and Opal (Corbett) Summers.  They moved to Huntingburg in 1940 and Don graduated from Huntingburg High School in 1953. 

He served in the United States Army in the Signal Core for two years. 

Don married Linda Tribbie on October 31, 1959.  He was a dedicated Huntingburg Happy Hunter and Southridge Raider sports fan. He worked on the football chain gang from 1954 to 2020. He coached Little League Baseball for many years.

Don had worked at Christopher Electric, Stemle Propane Gas Company and Petrolane Gas Company. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Summers of Huntingburg; one son, Jeff Summers of Huntingburg; one daughter, Laura Ann (Bob) Charleston of Johns Creek, Georgia; and two grandchildren, Annie (William) McCommon and Phoebe Charleston.

There will be no services held at this time. 

Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. 

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  1. Dear Laura and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray he is in peace and good health with our Lord. Hugs from an old high school friend. Lynn Broeker

  2. Extremely sorry to hear of Don’s passing. The Bardwell family loves him a all the Summers’.

  3. Linda, Jeff and the family,

    Sorry to learn of Don’s passing. I always appreciated his support and dedication to Southridge athletics and the SW Dubois community. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Terry Enlow
    SW Dubois Supt.

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