Funeral services for Don Pat Blount, age 79, of Montalba will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, March 31, 2017, at Norwood Heights Baptist Church with Pastor Matthew Timmons officiating. Graveside services will follow at Emerald Hills Memorial Park in Kennedale at 3:30 pm. Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Don passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at his residence. He was born on May 18, 1937, in Mineral Wells, Texas to Don and Louise Blount. He served in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves. He was employed with Bell Helicopter from 1966-2000. He married Roberta on May 1992 and they moved to Montalba in 2000. Don enjoyed camping and Ham Radio communication. Earlier in his life he also liked to ride motorcycles. Don was an active member of Norwood Heights Baptist Church. He was very involved in his church and loved spending time with his family and at his home.
He is survived by wife Roberta Blount of Montalba; son Terry Blount and wife Laura of Talty, daughter Christi Gause and husband Tim of Flower Mound, daughter Laurie Sinnema and husband Jerry of Watauga, son Russ Donaldson and wife Jana of Kennedale, daughter Beth Clayton of Corsicana, daughter Kathy Rampy and husband Shea of Midlothian, and daughter Carol Anne Hardin and husband Craig of Alvarado; 22 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Aaron Rose, Trey Johnson, Aaron Donaldson, Drew Clayton, Marshall Rampy, and Josh Black.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Norwood Heights Baptist Church, 2214 Hwy 155, Palestine, TX 75803.
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Published on March 29, 2017