Aroon S. Datta, 73, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Monday, November 15, 2021, at his residence.
He was born February 21, 1948, in Sialkot, Pakistan, a son of the late Professor T.S. and Zebunissa (Shadikhan) Datta. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Anil Datta in 2019.
He is survived by his two sons, Aftab (Yulia) Datta and Shehryar (Rebecca) Datta; four grandchildren: Yasmin, Anika, Jack, and Charlie; the mother of his children, Samina Datta; a brother, Shonil (Farzana) Datta and a niece, Samina Shaw.
Aroon worked as a medical liaison and had an endless fascination with history, psychology and religious philosophy. He was a man of God and was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Bellefontaine where he was an Elder and taught Sunday School. He enjoyed traveling and was a dog lover as his chocolate lab, Buddy was always by his side.
Pastor Steve Merrin will officiate a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the First United Presbyterian Church in Bellefontaine.
Please be symptom-free, practice social distancing and consider wearing a face covering.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Datta family.