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Donald H. "OX" Dittus

January 14, 1943 September 2, 2019
Donald H. "OX" Dittus
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Donald H. “OX” Dittus, 76, of Hyde Park, died on Monday, September 2, 2019, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.
  Born on January 14, 1943, in Kingston, he was the son of Henry and Gertrude Legg Dittus.
  He was a 1960 graduate of Kingston High School and graduated in 1962 from SUNY Orange with an AAS degree.
  OX worked for IBM as an analyst at the East Fishkill Plant. He was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club. He was an honorary member of the sons of the American Legion Post 1466 in Hyde Park. OX was a Renaissance Man and his biggest passion in life were motorcycles. He was a member of various motorcycle clubs.  
  Surviving are two daughters, Deborah Leyden, Millbrook and Terri Ann Williams, Eustis, FL; grandchildren; Joseph and Jonathan Leyden, both of Millbrook; Elizabeth Jones, Poughkeepsie; one great grandson, Jaxon Leyden, Stanfordville, NY. 
  Calling hours will be from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc, 4365 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538. At Ox’s request, cremation already took place. Donald's family respectfully requests memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at  
  Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park. To send an online condolence, or for directions, please visit

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Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

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