donaldfrenchBEAVER DAM Ky. (11/21/17) — Donald A. French, passed away peacefully on Nov. 21.

Don was born in Chicago, Illinois on Feb. 18, 1933. He attended school in Chicago and the Roosevelt Academy in Aledo, Illinois. Mr. French was of the Catholic faith and a member of Holy Redeemer Church. He was a veteran from the Korean War where he served as an army paratrooper stationed out of Fort Campbell in the 11th Airborne Division. After service, he married Clara Jean Midkiff in Owensboro, and they were married for 56 beautiful years. During that time, he worked for American Airlines and retired after 43 years. He spent time camping, traveling and volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. Don also loved woodworking and he enjoyed building oak chests for family members and toys for children.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, three brothers and one sister.

Survivors include one sister-Elaine Dagendesh, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services are Noon Friday at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Rev. Larry Embry officiating. Entombment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until Noon at the funeral home.

A Special thank you to Dogwood Estates in Beaver Dam for their care and attention, to Ohio County Hospital for their caring service and support and a very special thank you to Signature HealthCare of Hartford for their loving care and compassion toward a very special man.

The Family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Habitat for Humanity. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com

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