Newport News, VA - Donald F. Brookshire, 65, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2013. He was a lifelong Virginia Peninsula resident. Don graduated from Asheville Biltmore College with a degree in design. He worked for Newport News Shipbuilding and retired in 2012 after 43 years of service. He was an avid bicyclist for over forty years. Don was loved by his family and coworkers and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his sister, Barbara McDonald; a niece, Catherine McGee; two nephews, Alan McDonald and Richard McDonald, all of North Carolina.
A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Friday, September 6, 2013 in Lewis Memorial Park in Asheville.
Condolences can be sent to www.wjsmithandsonfh.com