Obituary for Donald E Waddell

Obituary for Donald E Waddell


Chandler, IN. – Donald E. Waddell, 81, of Chandler, Indiana passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

Donald was born in Grangetown, Kentucky on November 9, 1937, to the late John Richard and Ina Edward (Powell) Waddell.

Donald was a member of Mt. Olive General Baptist Church in Newburgh, Indiana. He worked as a concrete finisher and was a member of Union Local 692. He also worked for many years as a delivery man for Guthrie’s Pharmacy in Chandler. He enjoyed camping, boating, hunting and traveling.

He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Betty Waddell; son, Troy Waddell; brother, John Richard Waddell; sister, Glenna Graham.

Donald is survived by his wife, Virginia “Jenny” Waddell; children, Rocky Waddell (Tracy), Tony Waddell, Chris Whitehouse, Steve Waddell (Cierra), Michael Waddell, Trena Sams (Danny), Ginger Stoll (Reuben); brother, Ronny Waddell (Esther); sister, Patricia Nesbitt (Terry); 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 10 A.M. on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Koehler Funeral Home, Perigo Chapel in Chandler, Indiana with Pastor Ken Slater officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Chandler, Indiana.

Visitation will be from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the funeral home in Chandler.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Olive General Baptist Church in Newburgh, Indiana.

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