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Donald "Donnie" Gilpin
November 20, 1935 - August 29, 2018

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Donald "Donnie" Gilpin
Nov 20, 1935 - Aug 29, 2018

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Donald "Donnie" Gilpin, 82 of Keokuk died Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his home.

Donnie was born on November 20, 1935 in Keokuk, IA, the son of Earl A. and Lola Alice Morrisey Gilpin. He was united in marriage to Frances "Frankie" Percival. She survives. He was a past member of Eagles Club, past President of Machinist Union. Donnie had attended Assembly of God Church. He liked to fish, always was busy working with his hands tinkering, playing the guitar and singing. His grandchildren were his world and he loved and rode motorcycles.

Donnie is survived by his wife Frankie Gilpin of Keokuk, IA; two daughters Susie (Cliff) McFarland of Carroll, IA and Denise (Keith) Hughes of Knoxville, IA; two sisters Barb Coovert and Mary Symmonds both of Keokuk, IA; five grandchildren Jason (Amanda) McFarland, Nicole Jones, Lindsey (Shawn) Pottebaum, Matthew (Alisha) Jones and Amber Hughes; great grandchildren: Katelyn McFarland, Leah McFarland, Amie Pottebaum, Matthew Pottebaum, Hayden Jones, Hayley Spruell, Ryley Spruell, Roman Jones, Adalyn Scott and Brantley Scott.

Donnie was preceded in death by his parents, grandson David M. McFarland, two brothers Earl Gilpin and Warren Johnston.

A Celebration of his Life will be at 1:00 PM, Saturday, September 1, 2018, at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center at 917 Blondeau Street, Keokuk, Iowa with Pastor Brett Laszlo officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, IA.

Visitation will be Friday, August 31, 2018 with family meeting friends from 6:00 to 8:00 at the funeral home.

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Debbie Haney on Sep 17, 2018

So sorry we just heard of Donnie's passing 2 weeks late. So sad as he was truly a wonderful person. Could always make you laugh. Our hearts go out to the family. Heaven is rejoicing! Our deepest condolences. Mike and Debbie Haney

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DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center/Blondeau
917 Blondeau Street
Keokuk, Iowa 52632
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Sep
1
Saturday
DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center/Blondeau
917 Blondeau Street
Keokuk, Iowa 52632
1:00 PM

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