Donald Boyd Page, 72, of Hebron passed away on Saturday morning, May 9, 2020, surrounded by his family at his daughter’s home following a brief illness.
Donald was a Captain on the Anderson Ferry up until his passing. In the general sense, he was a true river man; he served his country in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam serving on the U.S.S. Farragut DLG-6.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Julian and Hulda Cornell Page; and a sister, Lavone “Bonnie” Cox.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Faye Hoewischer Page; daughters, Donna (Ed) Eichhorn and Mandy (Chris) Hess; his river son, Mitch Hempfling; sisters, Julia “Judy” Bessey and Kathleen “Kathy” Embry; brother in law, Larry Hoewischer; grandchildren, Erin (Nathan) Kraft, Aubrey Hess, Ashlee Hess, Addison Hess, Ava Hess and Frederick Boyd Hess; great grandchildren, Riley Kraft, Luke Kraft and Graham Kraft; also a special nephew, Howard “Jackie” Curry; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Hebron is serving the family.
Memorials are suggested to: Seamen’s Church Institute, Paducah, KY by going to www.seamenschurch.org or calling 212-349-9090.
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