Downing, Sr., Donald B.
Dec. 30, 1918 - May 5, 2013
Donald B. Downing, Sr., 94, of Sarasota, FL, died on May 5, 2013. Services will be held at 10:30 am on Tue., May 14, 2013, at New Life Lutheran Church in Sarasota, FL.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Harriett (nee Sekora) and his children, Donald Jr. (Faye) and Deborah. He is also survived by grandchildren, Kevin, Holly and Casey. Donald was a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University in 1939. He served in the US Navy
from 1944-1946. Donald moved to Sarasota in January, 1983 where he served his community as a member of New Life Lutheran Church, Taxpayers Association of Sarasota County, SUAC Board of Sarasota County and as a reading tutor to third graders at Emma Booker Elementary School. Most of all, he loved church, his family and golf. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to TideWell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238 or New Life Lutheran Church, 8010 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, FL 34240.