passed away at home in Palmetto, Florida on Oc-tober 15, 2016. Don was 77 years old. He was born in Kentucky and a Navy veteran. Don is survived by his wife, Mattie Griffin Lavon and Four children Jamie Lavon, Texas; Heidi Lavon Elder, Bradenton, FL; Wendy Lavon Goulet, Cincinnati, Ohio and David Lavon, Kentucky. Don has 8 grandchil-dren and 8 great grand-children, two brothers and one sister and six stepchildren and their families. He loved to cook and watch NASCAR and fish when his health al-lowed. He was greatly loved by his family and step family. He is with his Lord now, and in perfect health. Thank you Lord, for letting us know and love him! Memorial Service for Don will be held Friday, November 11, Veteran's Day, at 3:00 PM, Em-manuel Baptist Church, 8305 US Hwy 301 North, Parrish, FL 34219, Rev. Rick Chaffin officiating.
Emmanuel Baptist Church
8305 Us Highway 301 N
Parrish, FL 34219
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Nov. 6, 2016