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Dock Thomas Donahue, Jr.

January 23, 1961 — August 1, 2018

Dock Thomas Donahue, Jr.

The obituary for Dock Donahue, Jr. is posted as a courtesy to the family as he owned and operated Wadesboro Lumber and Barn in Wadesboro. A Mighty Oak has Fallen in the Donahue family. On Wednesday evening, August 1, 2018 Mr. Dock Thomas Donahue, Jr. left this earthly world for his heavenly home. A Celebration of Docks life will be held at 4:00 PM Saturday, August 4, 2018 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by the Rev. Robert Rivers and Rev. Michael Chambers. The family will greet friends from 3:00 4:00 PM Saturday, and also immediately following the service at the funeral home. A private family entombment service will be held at Long Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Donahue was born January 23, 1961 in Monroe, NC a son of the late Dock Thomas and Gatha Price Donahue. He was the owner and operator of Wadesboro Lumber and Barns and Triple D Farms. Dock was a very selfless and kind hearted man who was always willing to help anyone in need and even demonstrated that through his love and affection for animals. A member of Long Branch Baptist Church, Dock will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, and proud "Paw-Paw" who exemplified Proverbs 18:24 in his life. "A man that hath friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother." In addition to his parents, Dock was reunited in heaven with his grandson, Dylan Thomas Donahue; 2 brothers, Hubert Donahue and Jimmy L. Donahue and sister-in-law, Carolyn Donahue; Survivors include his beloved wife of 37 years, Wanda Steen Donahue of the home; 2 sons, Kevin (Nikki) Donahue, and Sandy (Brandy) Donahue both of Mt. Croghan, SC; daughter of the heart, Nina (Justin) Dean of Pageland, SC; grandchildren, Lucas Thomas Donahue, Ryleigh Faith Donahue, Levi Thomas Donahue, Carter Thomas Donahue, and Londyn Inez Donahue; brothers, Tony L. (Amy) Donahue of Ruby, SC; sisters, Joanne (Bill) Chewning of Jefferson, SC, Judy Kirkley of Pageland, SC, and Brenda (Billy) Rollings of Jefferson, SC; also numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Memorials may be made to Long Branch Baptist Church, 550 Long Branch Church Road, Jefferson, SC 29718. Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Donahue family.
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