TBDBITL Alumni Club

The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

Donald E. Carle

August 9, 1963 - July 8, 2015

Donald Carle, 51, of Ashville passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Ohio State University Hospital.

He was born on August 9, 1963 in Columbus to Lawrence and Dorothy (Bumgarner) Carle.

He attended OSU and was a member of the marching band, he was serving in the US Army, a veteran of Iraqi freedom and served as an Army recruiter and a member of the Army band, he was the owner of Donald Carle Piano Tuning, accomplished amateur photographer, loved classical music, politics, history, nutrition and fitness and dog lover.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Donald is survived by siblings, David (Clarice), Thomas (Laureen), Michael (Mary), James (Vera) and Pat Carle, Martha (Randy) McCoy, Donna Findley, Janet Matthews, Rosemary Kirk; special friend, Tom Downard; faithful companions, Argon and Jarmo; and by many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, July 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Ted Machnik officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville on Sunday from 1-4:30. Rosary will be recited at 4:30.

Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 134 West Mound Street, Circleville Ohio 43113 Wounded Warriors P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675 or Fisher House Foundation 111 Rockville Pike Suite 420, Rockville Maryland.

Donald was a member of the marching band in 1981. He played sousaphone in L-Row.