Daniel Lee Besecker

September 1, 1950 ~ August 7, 2020 (age 69)


BESECKER, Daniel Lee

Loyal son, loving husband and proud father; Age 69, of Arcanum, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at his residence.

He was born September 1, 1950 in Greenville, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents Verlin and Juanita Besecker and daughter-in-law Lorraine.

Daniel is survived by his wife, Patricia Besecker (Muhlenkamp); sons, Mark Daniel Besecker, Dustin Joshua Besecker and wife Janel (Antolak), Jesse Lee Besecker and wife Heather Hess; step-son, Jason Simmons and wife Seka; 10 grandchildren, Giovanni Castro, Carmella Castro, Jonathan Besecker, Bryce Besecker, Carson Besecker, Ella Besecker, Logan Besecker, Bradley Besecker, Sela Simmons, and Asa Simmons; one great-grandchild, Roxanne Castro; brothers, Thomas Besecker and wife Linda (Smith) and Ronald Besecker and wife Karen (Cook); former wife, Carol (Setser) Farnsley; many in-laws and numerous other relatives and friends.

Dan was a 1968 graduate of Franklin-Monroe High School. He spent his life split between living in Darke Co. OH, Tampa FL., and Dillon MT areas. Daniel was a jack of all trades. Throughout his life he worked in the construction and trucking industries. He also owned and operated many other businesses through the years. He was also a great mechanic in his own right. He was an avid outdoorsman, He loved to shoot, hunt, fish, ride motorcycles and snowmobiles. He loved spending time with family and friends. He was a music lover! He had a work hard play hard, non-crap taking philosophy towards life. He was loved and will be missed by many. Especially his sons. We Hope you find that grand hunting ground and ultimate motorcycle ride in the sky pops! Love, your boys.

A Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. August, 28, 2020 at Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St., Arcanum, OH 45304. Please wear a mask to the services. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a charitable donation to the American Cancer Society in honor of Dan Besecker

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August 28, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kreitzer Funeral Home
204 N. Main St.
Arcanum, OH 45304


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