A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 12:00 pm at the First Baptist Church for Eric N. Donnard, 24 of Gridley. Eric passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 due to injuries sustained in a car accident.
He was born January 26, 1989 in Yuba City CA to Jeff and Marj Donnard.
Eric was a lifelong resident of Gridley, having graduated Gridley Union High School, Class of 2007. He was very active in school sports, excelling in baseball and football. He worked in the family business in Colusa for the past 6 years. He enjoyed snow and wake boarding and being with family and friends. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his parents, Jeff and Marj Donnard of Gridley; his sister, Shawna Donnard of Gridley; paternal grandparents, Barny and Sharon Donnard of Biggs; maternal grandparents, Byron and Shirley Knox of Gridley; and numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.
Pastor Rick Cunningham of the First Baptist Church will officiate the Memorial Service.
Interment will be private at the Gridley Biggs Cemetery.
Family suggests donations to the New Gridley High School Baseball Stadium, entrusted to Gridley Education Foundation, 429 Magnolia St, Gridley, CA 95948.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel.
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Published in Appeal Democrat on Mar. 23, 2013