Donald Edward O’Quinn, 81, of Hickory, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the Greens of Viewmont, following a period of declining health.
Donald was born on January 14, 1943, in Elizabethton, TN to the late Columbus O’Quinn and Ruth Fulton Adcox. He was a retired carpenter, who worked for many years with Bolick Construction Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Donald Eugene Lee O’Quinn.
Survivors include two son, Eddie Jones and wife Cheryl of Connelly Springs, John Jones and wife Rebecca of Hildebran, two daughters, Debbie Ross and husband Dean of Connelly Springs, and Mary Phipps and husband Elmer of Ashe County, thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his siblings; Thelma Depew of TN, Carolyn Barlow of Hickory, Charles Adcox of Ashe County, Rick Pritchard of TN, Donna Adcox of TN, Stevie Adcox of Hickory and Kathy Adcox of S.C.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 4:00 P.M. at Connelly Springs First Baptist Church, with Rev. Danny Townsend officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be sent to Connelly Springs First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 308, Connelly Springs, NC 28612.
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Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is assisting the O’Quinn family.