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Calvin Reese "Pete" Donahoo
(November 2, 1924 - January 9, 2019)

Calvin Reese "Pete" Donahoo of Cleveland, and formerly of Winona, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2019, at Bolivar Medical
Center in Cleveland, Mississippi, at the age of 94.

Pete Donahoo is survived by his chidren, Danny Donahoo of Winona, Billy Donahoo of Winona, Rena Herbison (Jackie) of Cleveland,
and Tanya Yowell of Madison, Virginia.  He is also survived by five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in
death by his wife of 62 years, Vivian Christine Bingham Donahoo, and by his grandson, Jason Patrick "Scoots" Herbison.

Pete was born on November 2, 1924, in Winona, Mississippi, to William Dempsey Donahoo and Sally Armeandor Kirk Donahoo.  Pete
served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943-1946 in the Philippines.  He married Christine Bingham on June 22, 1946. After
the war, Pete was a jet mechanic with Graham Air Force Base in Marianna, Florida.  He went on to be a helicopter mechanic at Fort
Rucker in Alabama.  Pete moved to Shaw, Mississippi, and managed a service station from 1967-1971, and then moved to Arcola,
Mississippi, to manage a service station from 1971-1981, until he suffered from a massive heart attack in April of 1981.

Pete was a master gardener and was known for always having a big garden, growing and freezing produce, and helping out the
neighborhood as he could.  He was a character, many knew him as fun-loving, and he was maybe just a little hard-headed.  He would
often spend time calling to chat and check on his family.  He enjoyed getting together with his brother, Wilson, and sister-in-law,
Bonnie, to play music.  He also enjoyed fishing and deer hunting.  He was a member of Community Baptist Church for many years.

Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019, with celebration of life to follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Community Baptist
Church at 1876 Highway 407, Kilmichael, MS  39747.  Brother Jerry McNeer and Pastor Dan Yowell will officiate the ceremony.

Pallbearers will be Thomas "Toad" Donahoo, Jimmy Donahoo, Mike Saxon, Patrick Saxon, Blake Yowell, and Taylor Yowell.  Honorary
pallbearers will be Colton Saxon and Wyatt Yowell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Baptist Church.


Visitation
Saturday, January 12
10 - 11 am
Community Baptist Church
Kilmichael

Service
Saturday, January 12
11 am
Community Baptist Church

Interment
Community Baptist Cemetery
Kilmichael
A friend

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends. I have some very fond and special memories of the times I
spent with him and his family.
CALVIN REESE "PETE" DONAHOO
November 2, 1924
January 9, 2019