Carl Donahoo

June 3, 1931 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 89)


Carl Donahoo, 89, of Owensboro, passed away January 20, 2021 at Ohio County Hospital. He was born June 3, 1931 in Calhoun, KY to the late Carl and Zelma Rightmyer Donahoo. He retired from OMU and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He enjoyed gardening, horse races at Ellis Park, nature and animals. Carl was well known for his taxidermy work.

He is survived by his wife, Carla Donahoo; one son, Jan Donahoo (Stephanie); daughter, Belinda Dufrene (Emile); grandsons, Nick Garner (Gypsy) and Adam Garner (Megan); and two great-grandchildren, Shay Garner and Adelyn Garner.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery. James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Disabled American Veterans, 1809 Grimes Avenue, Owensboro, KY 42303.

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Graveside Service
January 23, 2021

10:00 AM
Rosehill Elmwood Cemetery
1300 Old Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303

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