Donald Earl Hathaway, age 74, of Golconda, passed away at 1:18 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare.
Donald was born on Nov. 3, 1938, in Saline County to the late Earl and Estelle LaVerne (Aldridge) Hathaway. On Jan. 17, 1975, he married Delores Duvall and she survives. He was a coal miner and farmer and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Surviving family members include his wife: Delores Hathaway of Golconda; six children: Donna Gail (John) Hayes of Harrisburg, Jeff (Kelly) Hathaway of Harrisburg, Jo (George) Hathaway-Baldwin of Elizabethtown, Jana Francis of Michigan, Becky (David) Ozee of Elizabethtown and Brad Parker of Golconda; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother: John Robert (Shelia) Hathaway of Harrisburg; sister: La Nell (Les) Sittig of Harrisburg; sister-in-law: Phyllis Hathaway of Harrisburg.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother: Kenneth Hathaway.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg. The Rev. Leroy Hicks will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Those wishing to attend are asked to gather at the cemetery. Reed Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com.