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Raymond Nelson Donelson

1933 ~ 2020 (age 86)

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Raymond Nelson Donelson, 86, of Largo, Florida, formerly of Northern Kentucky, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020 in Palm Harbor, Florida.

Mr. Donelson was a retired Tote Room Operator for American Totalisator Company at many race tracks up and down the East Coast. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary L. (Morris) Donelson in 2016; his parents, Frank Earl Donelson, Sr and Madeline Virginia (Merchant) Donelson; brother, F. Earl Donelson, Jr.; and a nephew, Paul Lovelace.

Survivors include his son, David M. (Joan Speer) Donelson; nieces, Karen Lovelace, Bonnie (Mark) Herwig and Teresa (Michael) Huber; and a nephew, Andrew (Melissa) Donelson.

Services are Friday, January 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Highland Cemetery Chapel, Fort Mitchell. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger is serving the family.

Memorials are suggested to the Charity of Donor’s choice.


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Funeral Service
January 31, 2020

2:00 PM
Highland Cemetery Chapel
2167 Dixie Highway
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

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