MATTINGLY Graveside services for Donald Albert Mattingly, 75, will be held 11AM Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at JACKSONVILLE NATIONAL CEMETERY, 4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL. Donald was born on June 16, 1937 in Ordway, Colorado the son of Thomas K. Mattingly and Marietta I. Croley Mattingly. He went home to be with the Lord on March 13, 2013 in Orange Park, FL surrounded by his family. Donald served his country proudly in the United States Navy
during the Vietnam War
and retired after 20 years of decorated service. He went on to form a career with NADAP and retired after 20 years of dedicated service in 2001. Donald was predeceased by his loving wife of 44 years, Patricia Steele Mattingly in 2011; his parents, three half brothers, and two sisters. Donald is survived by his son, Stephen T. Mattingly and his companion Diana Thompson; two sisters, Ruth Y. Fierro and Mary N. Avara; two grandchildren, Briana and Brandon, and many other loving family members and friends. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 18, 2013 from 5PM-7PM at JACKSONVILLE MEMORY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME, 111 Blanding Blvd. Orange Park, FL. Donald will be remembered as kind, loving and generous man that touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.