Donald Ellsworth

Obituary of Donald Ellsworth

Donald Ellsworth, 72, McAlester, Oklahoma, passed away Friday, August 6, 2021. On April 15, 1949 he was born to Ray and Pauline (Shamblin) Ellworth in Joplin, Missouri. Donald was a truck driver for Basin Transportation, and had been a proud truck driver for 45 years. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ronald W. Ellsworth; great-granddaughter, Emma. Survivors include wife, Jerri M. (Dryer) Ellsworth; children, Richard Ellsworth, Mike and Chris Richert, Dottie Winters, Jarrod Lainson, Charlee Owens, Tristan Lainson; grandchildren, Traci, Taylor, Bryce, Brandon, Jon, Gabbie, Sicily, Raven, Drake, Kiara, Hayden, Hailey, Hadlyn; great-grandchildren, Aubree, and Ben; aunts, uncles and cousins that he dearly loved. Donald enjoyed fishing and spending time with his wife and beloved fur baby Cissie. Arrangements under the direction of Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Obituary and online guestbook at
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