Donald Longshore Jr.

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NEWBERRY — Donald Livingston Longshore Jr, 62 of Newberry, died Sunday, July 29, 2018 at his residence after a long battle with cancer. Born on May 11, 1956 in Clinton, S.C., he was the son of Donald and Sara Frances Copeland Longshore.

Donnie graduated from Newberry High School and Piedmont Tech. He was a member of New Chapel United Methodist Church. He is survived by his parents of the home, Donald and Sara Longshore, a brother Thomas Mike (Theresa) Longshore, a sister Julie (Joe) Lake, five nieces and nephews and 13 great nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his sister and best friend, Roxanne Longshore.

Donnie was a devoted son, brother and uncle. He was especially devoted to his great nieces and nephews, whom he thought of as his own grandchildren. He had two beloved dogs Rock and Dot whom were always by his side.

Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31 at New Chapel United Methodist Church, 133 New Chapel Church Road, Newberry, S.C. 29108. Interment will be in the church cemetery with visitation following in the church social hall.

The family thanks the staff of Palmetto Health Hospice and Elaine and Frances with Angel Care of Newberry. Memorials are suggested to New Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Judy Shaver, 3444 Belfast Rd., Newberry, SC 29108.

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Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.

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Published in The Newberry Observer from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2018