Name: Colton Patrick Logan
Location: Kettering, Ohio
DOD: August 31, 2017
Colton Patrick Logan lost his battle with addiction and passed away at Kettering Hospital surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Colton was born on May 1, 1992. He is survived by his parents, Tim and Teri Logan; sister, Shelby Logan; grandmother, Judie McKitrick; and grandfather, John Logan; aunts and uncles: David McKitrick (Valerie), Danny McKitrick (Jeanne), Tracey Logan, Sean Dahlinghaus (Sofia), Steve Logan, Angel Stiffler (Dave), Christy Logan (Bob), Michelle Gannon (Art), Matt Logan (Patti) and many wonderful cousins. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Anneita Logan, grandfather, Mel McKitrick, cousin, Daniel McKitrick and aunt, Tammy Dahlinghaus. From a young age Colton was drawn to music, art and creative writing. His exceptional artistic abilities were recognized early on by many of his teachers. He played in a band and even wrote his own music. He was an intelligent and creative old-soul who could articulate beautifully through his writing and art. He even had dreams of becoming a teacher someday. He cared about his friends that he loved. Colton had a special place in his heart for animals, especially his dog, Scout. If love could have saved Colton, he would still be here. He is forever loved by so many. While he was unable to overcome his addiction, he fought a hard battle. The viewing will be held on Friday, September 8th from 6-8 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432. The funeral mass is on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00 a.m., with a viewing at 9:00 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 272 Bainbridge St, Dayton, OH 45402 In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the FOA Foundation (Families of Addicts) in Colton’s name. The address is 425 N. Findlay Street, Dayton, OH 45404, www.foafamilies.org We would especially like to thank the Kettering ICU Cardiac Staff. They were exceptional.
Published in Dayton Daily News on Sept. 8, 2017