Donald N. Lichoff

June 22, 1943 - April 10, 2019

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Monday, April 15, 2019
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Secor Funeral Home
202 West Maple Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
11:00 AM
Secor Funeral Home
202 West Maple Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Donald N. Lichoff, age 75, of Willard, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. He was born in Willard, Ohio on June 22, 1943 to Demen "Jim" and Nancy (Nanoff) Lichoff.

Don was a truck driver for USF Holland Freight Hauler and a member of the American Historical Truck Society. He was a lifetime member of the Eagles in Norwalk and a proud Teamster Steward. Known as "The Other Guy" and "Candyman," Don always had a bag of hard candy to share with others and was constantly in search of the perfect chili dog.

He is survived by three children, Laura Lichoff (Corey B. James) of Natchitoches, LA, Shelly Lichoff of Westerville, OH and Nick Lichoff of Willard; two brothers, John (Dorothy) Lichoff of Norwalk and George Lichoff of Attica; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Judith E. "Judy" (Peters) Lichoff; sister, Nancy Lichoff; and brother, James Lichoff.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio where the funeral service will be on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Janet Wittenmyer officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Willard. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice in Marion, Ohio. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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Corey B. James - Apr 15, 2019
Choose to celebrate and honor this life. If not for him I would not have met my best friend and love of my life. I choose to rejoice, honor, remember and respect him life here on Earth. His life continues in a new beginning.
Julie Craven-Cox-Bashore - Apr 12, 2019
Laurie, Shelly, and Nick, My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I will always remember the times in the old neighborhood. Prayers for peace and comfort in the days to follow.
Dawn Wadsworth - Apr 12, 2019
Sorry for your loss prayers
Alan Kozub - Apr 12, 2019
Sorry for your loss.
Kim Nye - Apr 12, 2019
Shelly and family: I am sorry for your heartache with the loss of your dad. Hugs and prayers sent your way. Love you friend!
Bob Carpenter - Apr 11, 2019
So sorry to hear the passing of Don, Family is in my prayers.
Pam Magers Awwiller - Apr 11, 2019
I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Praying for peace and comfort for all of you.
Julie Pillow - Apr 11, 2019
Shelly, I was so sorry to hear about your father's passing. Judy is right; he is back with your mother now. We love you and our prayers are with you. Sending thoughts your way.
Curt and Nancy Peters - Apr 10, 2019
Sorry for your loss unfortunately we will be unable to attend due to Uncle Curt is unable to drive due to his health. Love you all
Shelly Parish - Apr 10, 2019
I am truly sorry for your Loss
Judy Tabash - Apr 10, 2019
I am so very sorry for the loss of your dad. He is back with your mom now. Prayers for your family at this sad time.
Deb White - Apr 10, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers.
Bohne Family - Apr 10, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. Love and hugs!
Tracey Lynn Strong - Apr 10, 2019
Shelley and family, my deepest condolences on the loss of your father. God Bless you all. Love Tracey