Donald Raymond Compton

Male 1939 - 2009  (70 years)

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  • Name Donald Raymond Compton 
    Born 01 Dec 1939  Raysal, McDowell Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Social Security Death Index
      Name: Donald R. Compton
      Last Residence: 24224 Castlewood, Russell, Virginia
      BORN: 1 Dec 1939
      Died: 24 Dec 2009
      State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (1956)
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 2009  Bristol, Sullivan Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hall Cemetery, Rowe, Buchanan Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 

      Donald Raymond Compton CASTLEWOOD, Va. Mr. Donald Raymond Compton, age 70, formerly of Rowe, Va., passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009, in a Bristol Tennessee hospice house. Born Dec. 1, 1939, in Raysal, W.Va., he was a son of the late Arthur Lee and Okla Lear Hess Compton.

      He had lived most of his life in the Rowe area, moving to Castlewood six years ago. A retired coal miner, he was employed by Jewell Smokeless Coal and Coke for 27 years.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan Keene Compton; one son, Chuckie Ryan Compton; one grandson, Brady Levi Compton; and two brothers, Elden "Red" Compton and Elden Kenneth "Junebug" Compton.

      Survivors include his wife, Diana Compton of the home; children, Donald Ferrel and Sharon Compton of Lebanon, Ronald Gerald Compton and Angie of Honaker, Sammy Darren Compton and Jenny of Dandridge, Tenn., Adam Coleman and Latesha of Lebanon, and Amy Marrs and Brian of Rosedale; nine grandchildren, Dustin Compton, Jordan Compton, Cody Compton, Montanna Compton, Axel Compton, Lee Compton, Kristin Compton, Tory Marrs and McKayla Marrs; three brothers, Linkous and Marie of Council, David and Magdalene of Honaker and Randy and Tonya of Rowe; four sisters, Joyce and Jay of Rowe, Joan and Roger of Drill, Geraldine "Gerri" and Bob of Fla., and Juanita and Donald of Drill; special brother-in-law, Joe Keene; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

      The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of Bristol Regional Medical Center, Wellmont Hospice House and Johnston Memorial Hospital Cancer Center.

      Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rod Wicker and the Rev. Ancil Childress officiating. Interment will follow in the Hall Cemetery in Rowe, Va.

      Pallbearers will be Lee Compton, Cody Compton, Dusty Compton, Dale Keene, Richard Keene, Robby Keene, Mark Meade, Jason Dye, Nick Deskins, and Scotty Thomas. Honorary pallbearers will be Lewis Addison, Arlen Compton, Adam Coleman, Joe Keene, Fred Shortt and Raymond Compton.

      Friends may call at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6 p.m. Sunday.
    Person ID I35061  Master File
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2016 

    Family Barbara Joan Keene,   b. 05 Jun 1942, Buchanan Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1991, Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 06 Oct 1961  Buchanan Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.
      Name: Barbara Joan Keene
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 19
      Birth Date: abt 1942
      Marriage Date: 6 Oct 1961
      Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia
      Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia
      Father: Edward Joseph Keene
      Mother: State Ira Street
      Spouse: Donald Raymond Compton
      Spouse Gender: Male
      Spouse Race: White
      Spouse Age: 21
      Spouse Father: Arthur Lee Compton
      Spouse Mother: Okla Hess
     1. Chuckie Ryan Compton
     2. Donald Ferrel Compton
     3. Ronald Gerald Compton
     4. Sammy Darren Compton
     5. Latesha Compton
     6. Amy Compton
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F14484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart