ENGLISH, Donnie E.|
Master Sargent Donnie E. English Born- Austin, TX... 11-2-1933 Died Bluefield , VA...1-21-2014 Survivors and loved ones....Daughter - Donna Marie Hall, Son - Russell English, 3 Step-sons - John & wife Cathy, Jackie, Jim. 12 Grandchildren 3 Great-grandchildren, 1 sister Lillian Carey of Austin and numerous nieces and nephews.
Joined the Army in 1950 to 1982. Served in Korea, Germany, and did 2 tours of duty in VietNam. He received numerous military service medals along with several Purple Hearts. He didn't like to talk about his time in Korea or VietNam but did mention being a POW at one point. Several family members remember seeing at least 2 Purple Hearts but we think there were more.
After retiring from Army he liked to fish, cook, play cards and be with his Grandchildren. He will be missed by all.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2014