Dorman L. Kight , "Don or Donnie", 75, passed away on Jan. 13, 2013 after an extended illness. He was born on Aug. 3, 1937 in Tallassee, Ala. He was raised in Bonifay, along with his two brothers. Don served in the Air Force and after his service in the military he pursued a college degree at the Miami-Dade Jr. College, receiving an Associates degree in 1970 and then attended the University of Florida where he received his Bachelors Degree in Accounting in 1972. He moved to Tallahassee, to raise his family and pursue his professional career. After over 30 years as an Accountant, he retired from Department of Environmental Protection (formerly known as Department of Natural Resources-Division of Law Enforcement) to spend more time with his grandkids and have more time for his hobbies of hunting, fishing, ballroom and country-western dancing.
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Don Kight is survived by his daughters Carina Dunlap and her husband Andrew, and Tara Hewitt and her husband Craig; five grandchildren, Adam Dunlap, Evan Dunlap, Craig Hewitt III, Catherine Hewitt, and Camille Hewitt; two brothers, Frank Kight and his wife Patricia of Leroy, Ala., and Joe Kight and wife Diane of Pensacola, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins all of whom held a special place in his heart.
Funeral services were held at John Wesley United Methodist church in Tallahassee, on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 3 p.m. Family received visitors immediately following the service at the home of Carina Dunlap until 6 p.m. A graveside service for close friends and family will be held the following day at Noon Eastern Time at Bonifay; 507 North Caryville Rd., Bonifay, FL. 32425. The family would like to thank everyone who touched our loved one's life, we are forever grateful for your kindness and friendship. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to the National Parkinsons Foundation, North Florida Chapter; PO Box 14722 Tallahassee, FL 32317, www.npfnorthflorida.org The Chapter is committed to serving the local Parkinson community in cooperation with the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Parkinson's Center. Culley's Meadowwood Funeral Home, 1737 Riggins Road in charge of arrangements.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Jan. 23, 2013