Donald H. Overstreet
1932 - 2020
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Donald H. Overstreet, 87, passed away April 8, 2020. He was born Nov. 30, 1932 in Pascagoula, Miss., but grew up in Savannah and Guyton. Don graduated from Guyton High School in 1949 and Armstrong Junior College in 1951. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, graduating in 1956.
Don was a member of Kappa Psi, a professional pharmaceutical fraternity, serving as its president. He was also a member of the American Pharmaceutical Association and a past president of the Savannah Pharmaceutical Association. He retired from The Prescription Shop after 35 years of service and moved to Claxton.
He loved to sing and was a member of the White Bluff Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon/elder and sang in the Church Choir.
In his retirement to Claxton, he sang in the choir at The First Baptist Church and was also a deacon.
Donald was a member of the society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, The Savannah Chapter (13th Colony Sound) for 31 years and The Tybee Lighthouse Barbershop Quartet for 21 years. He was in the National Guard, college ROTC and served two years in the Army, stationed at Fort Sam Houston, in San Antonio, Texas, and the Panama Canal Zone.
He was a member of Guyton Lodge No. 428, F&AM and the Claxton Rotary Club, where he was a Paul Harris Fellow.
Don was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Smith Overstreet.
SURVIVORS: two daughters, Donna Murphy and Katrina Overstreet (Ned Gwinner); one sister, Faye O. Morgan, and her husband, Buddy; two grandchildren, Ross and Ashley; one great-grandson, Michael (Junior) Bilodeau; three nieces, Carol Brown Clemmens, her children and grandchildren, Roxie Brown Crawford, her husband Randy Crawford, children and grandchildren, Clara Brown Barnes, her husband David Barnes, children and grandchildren; and childhood friend, "Sir" Charles Cleland.

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Published in Effingham Herald from Apr. 29 to May 5, 2020.