Donald Wayne Hackney


Donald Wayne Hackney, 89, of Marshall, IL, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019, at his home.
Don was a retired farmer and had also been employed by Mecco at Paris, where he was employed from 1986 to 1994.
He was born Nov. 11, 1929, in the Clarksville area of Clark County, IL, the son of Raymond and Faye Marrs Hackney. He married Betty Jane Coffman on Feb. 9, 1949 at Greeley, CO, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 1, 2012.
Surviving are a son, Robert (Vera) Hackney of Marshall, IL; two grandchildren, Amber (Luke) Whitkanack of Merom, IN, and Ashley (Jake) Montgomery of Bloomington, IL; and two great-grandchildren, Bailey Whitkanack and Tate Whitkanack. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Hackney; and a sister, Mary Jane Myrtle.
Don served this country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, August 24, in the Clarksville Cemetery, with Pastor Kurt Speece officiating. Military graveside rites will be accorded by VFW Post #5975 and Clark Co. Post #90 of the American Legion. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post #5975. Online condolences are being accepted at:
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Published on August 19, 2019
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