DANIEL LEE VanDYKE (Updated Arrangements)

A memorial funeral mass for Daniel Lee VanDyke, 63, of Washington Court House, Ohio will be celebrated Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 1 p.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church by the Rev. Father Cyrus Haddad, pastor at the church.  Burial of the cremains will follow in the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Daniel died Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 11:45 a.m. at his home.  He had been ill several months.

He was born July 28, 1957, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Robert Leo and Frances (Fran) Ellen Wissinger VanDyke.  He was a 1975 graduate of Washington High School and was an avid follower of Blue Lion sports. He was a lifelong resident of this community.

For many years, he was a manager with Budget Rental Car in Columbus.  He retired in 2019, after serving several years as manager of the local Wendy’s restaurant.

He was a member of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church.   He took a keen interest in all aspects of the Washington Court House downtown development projects and enjoyed taking photographs of downtown buildings, often during late night walks with his beloved dog, Oakley.

Daniel is survived by a son, Daniel L. VanDyke, II of Washington Court House; his parents, Robert and Fran Wissinger VanDyke of Washington Court House; siblings, David A. (Paula) VanDyke of Zanesfield, OH; Robert J.(Mandy Ogan) VanDyke and Beth (Tim) McCane, all of Washington Court House; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other special family members.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.


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  • My condolences to your family. He was truly a friend to all who knew him. I was part of the class of 75 at Washington Senior High and remember him well. I will miss his facebook posts. You could tell he loved his hometown. Patricia Hollis Roberts.

  • Leona and Glenn Hinkley says:

    Fran and Bob, we are so sad to hear of Danny’s passing. As we spoke, not to many days ago, that you have had a hard year. You are both in our prayers. Know that Danny has found peace in the arms of our Lord and now he can visit with all the loved ones that has gone on before. God Bless you both and all the family.

  • Jake and Jean Smith says:

    Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family for your loss..