Kevin Barry Michael Donovan, 55, passed away May 21, 2014 at Haven Hospice in Gainesville.

Kevin was born in Manchester, Connecticut on May 9, 1959 to Edward and Norma Donovan. He attended school in Recife, Brazil, Gainesville, Florida and Reston, Virginia where he graduated from high school. He lived in Sri Lanka for a year after graduation. When he returned to the United States, he attended Key West Community College. He was a certified scuba diver and enjoyed playing and watching all sports. Kevin worked in various jobs in Missouri, California, Nevada, and Florida. He enjoyed reading, cooking, and helping his neighbors.

Kevin is survived by his mother, Norma Burchette, his brothers Brian Donovan of Gainesville and Jeffrey (Karen) Donovan of Phoenix, Arizona, 3 children; Ashley Beam of Manahawkin, New Jersey, Joshua Gray of Kentucky, and Megan Popejoy of California, 3 grandchildren, Riley Rose, Elijah and Autumn, 3 nieces and 1 nephew. A memorial service will be held in the future.

If you desire, donations may be made in Kevin's name to .

Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 311 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 376-5361.

Funeral Home

Milam Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Gainesville
311 South Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601-1803
(800) 433-5361

Published in Gainesville Sun from June 29 to June 30, 2014