Donald O. Propst

Hickory, North Carolina

Jun 10, 1928 – Sep 15, 2007 (Age 79)


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Donald O. Propst, 79, of Hickory, died Saturday September 15, 2007 at Palliative Care Center and Hospice of Catawba Valley, following a period of declining health. Mr. Propst was born on June 10, 1928 in Catawba County to the late Wayne Propst and Lexie Leatherman Propst. He was a United States Navy Veteran and was retired from Paramount Motors. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother, Hoke Propst; and two sisters-in-law, Rhea Pons and Ann Zimmerman. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Frazier Propst of the home; three brothers, Willard Propst and wife Pauline; Calvin Propst and wife Ruby, and Vinson Propst and wife Kay; his Brothers and Sisters-in Law, Don and Betty Frazier, David and Margaret Frazier, Doug and Anita Frazier, Margo and Steve Gray, Maxine Propst and Joe Zimmerman. Also surviving is a special nephew, Buck Propst and wife Linda, and numerous other nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 P.M. Tuesday September 18, 2007 at Gateway Baptist Church, Newton. Officiating will be Rev. Jerome Walker and Rev. Joe Zimmerman. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1:00-2:30 P.M. at Gateway Baptist Church, Newton. Memorial contributions may be made to Palliative Care Center and Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Rd. Newton, NC 28658. An online guestbook and obituary is available at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese is serving the family.

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