Donald Lee Denson Sr., 67, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was a resident of Nineveh.
He was born May 15, 1945, in Liberty, Ky., to Lillian (Alstott) Sewell of Edinburgh and the late Leerow Denson. He married Wanda (Fluharty) Denson on Jan. 3. She survives.
Other survivors include his children, Donald Lee (Shaune Gay) Denson Jr. of Nineveh, Ronald Dale (Lisa) Denson and Karen Lee Devla, both of Edinburgh, David Wayne Denson and Pamela Denice (Tom) McFaran, both of Columbus, Billy Ray Denson of Plainfield, and Jess Edwin Briney and Melissa Jane (Donnie) Briney, both of Iowa; three siblings, Ronnie Dale (Susan) Denson and Ladena Mae (Fenton) Tungett, both of Edinburgh, and Norma Jean (Jim) Merchant of Franklin; stepfather, Bill Sewell of Edinburgh; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by a brother, Randall D. Denson.
He retired as owner/operator of Don’s Body Shop and Nineveh Auto Sales.
He enjoyed fishing, working on old cars and auto racing. He was a fan of the Earnhardts.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Who So Ever Will Community Church, 623 S. Eisenhower Drive, Edinburgh, with the Revs. Lewis Burton and Larry Biddle officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church.
Burial will be at Nineveh Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Don’s memory in care of Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, 302 E. Main Cross St., Edinburgh, IN 46124.