Cover photo for Douglas Blair Dearwester's Obituary
Douglas Blair Dearwester Profile Photo

Douglas Blair Dearwester

January 16, 1965 — October 31, 2020

Douglas Blair Dearwester

Douglas Blair Dearwester, age 55, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Saturday morning, October 31, 2020, at his home after a hard-fought battle with cancer

Doug was born in Bellefontaine January 16, 1965, to John E. and Sue (Plank) Dearwester Jr. and they survive in Bellefontaine.  He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Sheila and Doug Rutherford of Bellefontaine; a niece, Alicia (Justin) Dinovo of Bellefontaine; a nephew, Dustin Rutherford of Bellefontaine; great-nephew and great-niece, Keaton and Mayah Dinovo; his god-mother, Barbara Skacal of Massilon and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and a great group of friends too numerous to mention.  Doug was preceded in death by a great-niece, Iris Kay Dinovo.

A 1983 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, Doug did masonry work in the Bellefontaine area for many years.  Most recently, he was working as a fork-lift operator for Ryan Logistics.  In his spare time, Doug listened to classic rock, enjoyed fishing, being outdoors, working the garden with one of his best friends and making salsa from the garden’s harvest.  The Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State Buckeyes were his favorite teams.  Doug was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Bellefontaine.

Friends may call at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to the current pandemic orders, please be symptom-free, practice social distancing and wear a mask. Casual attire is requested, Browns and Buckeye gear would be perfect.

The family will have a private memorial service and burial will be in the Huber Cemetery.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Dearwester family.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Douglas Blair Dearwester, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Saturday, November 7, 2020

11:00am - 1:00 pm

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of Bellefontaine

321 N Main St, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 19

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree