Donald Edward Shannon

February 17, 1950 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 71)


Donald Edward Shannon, 71, of Columbus, died Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at the Grant Medical Center, Columbus.

Don proudly served in the United States Army. He was a jack of all trades, he worked in maintenance and as a mechanic. Though he did not attend church regularly, he, most definitely was a believer. He loved camouflage, as it reminded him of his days in the Army. Donald was in the US Army from September 1970 to January 1975 with the 82nd Airborne. He was a huge Ohio State fan.

Don is survived by his daughter: Shelly (Tony) Jones of Columbus; siblings: Patty (Gary) Warner of Ashtabula; Tom Shannon; Jim Shannon; both of Columbus; four grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Carlie Shannon.

A private service will be held for the family at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses, by clicking on the ‘Donate’ button on Don’s obituary page. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Lynch Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 124 East High Street, London. Online condolences may be sent to

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