Donald O. “Uncle Don” Starkey, age 72 , of Rosemont, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2012, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg.
He was born in Brownton, WV. March 29, 1940, a son of the late Denzil Starkey and Beulah Collins Starkey.
“Uncle Don” enjoyed playing his guitar, and singing country music.
He is survived by: one sister, Shirley McCloy, Rosemont; nieces and nephews, Sonja Moore, and husband David, Rosemont, Sheila Smith and companion Mo, Flemington, Linda Reed and husband Dallas, Flemington, Randall McCloy, Rosemont, Sandy Leary and husband Robert, Flemington, Sherry Bartlett, Flemington, Bernard McCloy and wife Nancy, Anmore, Robert Starkey, Mt. Clare, Grace Davisson, Astor; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Leoma Smith; and one brother, Eddie “Bud” Starkey.
Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home, at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. With Pastor Tom Horne officiating. Interment will follow at the I.O.O. F. Cemetery in Rosemont.
Online condolences can be sent to the Starkey family at www.bartlettfuneralhome.com.