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Donald R. Voorhees


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Donald R. Voorhees

La Vergne, TN - Donald R. Voorhees of La Vergne, TN (formally of Ithaca, NY) born October 9, 1939, son of the late Walter and Etta Voorhees gained his angel wings and peacefully passed at Centennial Medical center in Nashville TN on Friday, 8/3/18 after a short illness.

He was dearly loved by all for being a dedicated father, grandfather, husband, uncle and good friend. Don loved his family, hunting, fishing, the outdoors and NASCAR. He was predeceased by both of his parents, 13 siblings, Wife Vi and step-son Kenny Hoover.

Survived by daughter Debbie (Kevin) Young of La Vergne, TN who he had been living with for the last month. Also survived by daughters Doreen Voorhees of FL and Denise Voorhees of TN, Donny Carl (a nephew whom was viewed as a son), Step children Connie Clark and Peggy Swansbrough, Grandchildren Christina (Davis) Knowlton, Wayne Voorhees, and others.

A memorial gathering will be arranged at a later time as one of his last wishes at one of his favorite places to be. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the , in his name.
Published in Ithaca Journal on Aug. 11, 2018
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