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Donald Glenn Mackey

Fairview - Donald Glenn Mackey, 81, of Fairview, passed away Sunday, December 15th, 2013. He was born September 21st, 1932 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Hiram and Pauline (Collins) Mackey.

Donald was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church, and a Veteran of the United States Army serving in Germany from 1954 to 1956. He was an avid sports fan who enjoyed Atlanta Braves Baseball, bowling and softball.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 56 years, Patsy Burns Mackey; and a sister, Joyce Shaw of Columbus, IN.

He is survived by a son, Randall Mackey of Hendersonville, NC; a daughter, Valarie McDonald and husband, Martin, of Fairview, NC; a brother, Ralph Mackey of Hendersonville, NC; two sisters, Joann Petty of Louisville, KY and Paula Jones of Mesa, AZ; and two grandchildren, Holly Lance of Mills River, NC and Rebecca Gowan of Fairview, NC.

Visitation will be Sunday, December 22nd , from 2 until 3:30 at Penland Family Funeral Home in Swannanoa. Committal services will be held on Monday, December 23rd, 10:00 AM at the Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery with Rev. Stacey Harris officiating.




Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Dec. 21, 2013
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