We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Rawls Mortuary
Donald Anthony Offett, Sr., was born on
November 18, 1945, to Roy Curtis Offett,
Sr., and Willa Belle Williams Offett in
Donald attended IPS #87 and Crispus
Attucks High School. He was employed
for many years by Allison Transmission in
Indianapolis. Donald professed a hope in
Christ at an early age, and late in his life, he
joined Witherspoon Presbyterian Church.
Donnie, as he was affectionately called by family and friends, was
a deeply religious family man. Although wheelchair-bound later
in life, he stood tall with an inviting smile and warm heart.
Donnie enjoyed playing baseball, singing, and spending quality
time with his children, grandchildren, and other family members.
But most of all, he enjoyed visiting his beloved mother.
Donald Anthony Offett, Sr., departed this life on June 17, 2022.
Preceding him in death were: Father, Roy Curtis Offett, Sr.,
brothers; Marvin, Michael, Roy Thomas, Roy Curtis Offett, Jr.;
Cousin Oliver (Sonni) Evans and grandchildren; Jermaine Ridley
and Royce Offett.
Donald leaves to mourn his passing: his wife, Monica Offett;
mother, Willa Allen; stepfather, Henry Allen; daughter, Janice
Daniel (Lavese); sons, Donald Offett, Jr. (Brenda), and Ralph
Moore (Kassandra); brother, Norman Offett; sisters, Jacqueline
Sheffield, Sandra Chandler, and Pastor Juanita Bumphus (Rev.
Dr. William Bumphus, Jr.); uncle, Ronald Williams, Sr.; eleven
grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; two great-great-
grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and close