Joseph D. Donaugh
December 26, 1949 ‒ December 05, 2012
BELLVILLE: Joseph D. Donaugh, age 62, of Bellville passed away Wednesday morning, December 5, 2012 in his home following a brief illness.
He was born December 26, 1949 in Mansfield the only son of Dane and Madonna (Madigan) Donaugh and was graduated from Clear Fork High School in 1969.
A U.S. Army veteran, Joe served two tours in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged in 1971.
Joseph worked several years at Tappan until the plant closed. He then worked for Conrail until a truck accident put him on disability.
A lifelong area resident, Joe was a life member of the William O. Naylor Amvets #43, the Irvin Hiskey Post #535 American Legion, and VFW Post #8586, Perrysville.
A man of simplicity, Joe enjoyed spending time with his son and grandkids, usually muddin’ around in his 4×4. When he was homebound, Joe lived for watching old John Wayne movies, and episode after episode of CSI.
Joseph is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Kelly and AnnMarie Donaugh of Butler, three grandchildren Joseph A., Caiti P. and RyAnne L. Donaugh, and a great grandson Noah Donaugh.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will receive friends Monday, December 10, 2012 from 12-2 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral home where the funeral service will be held at 2 pm. Burial with military honors conducted by American Legion Post #535 will follow in Bunkerhill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to Irvin Hiskey Post #535 American Legion may be made at the funeral home.
Online condolences to the Donaugh family may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.