Graveside services were 3 p.m. Sunday at Fremont Cemetery, with the Rev. Scott Fields officiating. White-Ranson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He was born May 31, 1949, in Obion County, son of the late J.D. and Emma Lee (Morris) Donnell. He married the former Linda Kay Allen Jan. 11, 1985. She passed away April 1, 2008.
He was a retired employee of Union City Manor Nursing Home and was a member of Reelfoot Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Randy Overcast of Paris; his son, David Wade of Troy; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Terre Donnell.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.