Donald Gene Smallwood ,59, a mail carrier of Visalia passed away Sat., Dec. 26, 2009.
Donald was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas on March 4, 1950. He lived in Torrance for many years and moved to Visalia in 1983. Donald retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 31 years of service. He was a member of AMVETS Post 56 in Tulare. Donald enjoyed running 10K marathons. He married his wife Patsy on February 10, 1973. Donald's family meant everything to him, and loved spending quality time with his grand children. Donald will be truly missed by all. He is survived by: Wife: Patsy Smallwood of Visalia. Mother: Mary Smallwood of Torrance. Daughters: Tammy McDaniel and son in law Richard McDaniel of Torrance. Kimberly & husband Jonsebastian Garcia of Torrance. Brothers: Gary Smallwood of Torrance. Mike Smallwood of Torrance. Grand Children: Isabella, Jason and Jonstin. Mother in Law: Rose Herrera of Costa Mesa. Father in Law: Joe Herrera of Torrance. Brother & Sister In Laws: Yolanda Herrera, Kathy & Paul Casteneda, Joe Herrera, Jesse Varela and Linda Lopez. Memorial Service: Thursday, December 31, 2009, 11:00AM at Salser & Dillard Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be e-mailed to salseranddillard@ aol.com
Published in Visalia Times-Delta on December 30, 2009
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