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Donald P. Shotwell

June 19, 1935 - August 31, 2014

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date September 4, 2014

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Donald Puckett Shotwell, 79, of Clark St., Brookneal passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Sue Wilson Shotwell.

Don was born in Brookneal, June 19, 1935 a son of the late John Henry Shotwell and Ada Puckett Shotwell. He was a member of Brookneal Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday School Teacher, a U. S. Army Veteran, former President and Manager for Dixie Youth Baseball for over 30 years, and a retired employee of the Dan River Co.

He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey B. Shotwell, and J. Michael Shotwell both of Brookneal; two grandchildren, Morgan Paige Shotwell of Nathalie, Jeffrey Gage Shotwell of Brookneal; one brother, Malcolm Shotwell (LaVerne) of Springfield, IL; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Shotwell of Sarasota, FL, Beverly Shotwell of Lexington; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Carroll Shotwell.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Brookneal Baptist Church by the Rev. Doug Saunders with interment to follow in Wickliffe Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 pm prior to the funeral service in the church sanctuary.

Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal is assisting the family.