He was born Wednesday, June 20, 1934 in Bayne City, Michigan.
He is survived by his daughter, Dawn Edwards, husband David of Benton; and two grandchildren, Colton Holstead of Benton, and Austin Edwards of Tallahassee, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Donna Lee (Swart) Hoye who passed away in 2001.
A celebration of life was held at Donald’s home at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 7.
Collier Funeral Home was entrusted with handling the arrangements.