DONALD HENRY "DON" McKEEHAN, age 72 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in NHC of Athens, Tenn. He was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn., a son of the late John Henry and Inez Davis McKeehan. He was a member of Eastanallee Baptist Church. He started his career in the grocery business as a teen at E. R. Kinser's grocery store, was supervisor for his brother's Alfred's IGA, and later, opened his own, Don's Food Center, for over 20 years. He was a 32-degree Mason belonging to Meridian Sun Lodge #50, Scottish, and Alhambra Shrine.
He was preceded in death by:
Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Friday, March 22, 2019 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Dr. Carlos Peterson officiating. A Masonic service will be held at the beginning of the service Friday evening.
Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 23, 2019 in McMinn Memory Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Robert Nelson, Dewayne Gann, Joe Swafford, Scott McKeehan, Shawn McKeehan, and Eddie Hester.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Hospital Attn: Dale Wallenius 110 Conn Terrace Lexington, KY 40508, or Pat Summitt Foundation 520 W. Summitt Hill Dr Suite #1101 Knoxville Tn 37902.
Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com./notices/Donald-McKeehan.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.
Pat Summitt Foundation
520 W. Summit Hill Dr Suite #1101, Knoxville TN 37902
Shriner's Hospital for Children Medical Center
110 Conn Terrace, Lexington KY 40508