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Donald DeVore

Donald DeVore, 67, St. Louis, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

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Don was born Sept. 17, 1956, in St. Louis to the late Olaf and Elizabeth “Betty” (née: Lepper) DeVore. He attended and graduated from Washington High School in 1974. He worked at Hazel, Inc., in Washington for 15 years until he moved to St. Louis.

Don loved listening to country music; his favorite country singer was Loretta Lynn. He liked to dance and cherished time spent with family and friends.

He is survived by one son, Travis DeVore; one grandson, Phoenyx DeVore; three brothers, Thomas (Darlene) DeVore, Michael Tim DeVore, and twin brother, Ronald DeVore; one sister, Gail Morris; sister-in-law, Robbin DeVore; very special friends, Bob and Peggy Lewis; nieces; nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Olaf and Elizabeth DeVore; one son, David Allen DeVore; one infant sister; one half-brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Hazel DeVore; one brother, Kenneth DeVore; one sister-in-law, Arlene DeVore; and one brother-in-law, Lloyd Morris.

Visitation and Funeral: Wednesday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to noon. The funeral will follow at noon at St. Paul's UCC, 103 S 2nd St, Marthasville, with an internment immediately following at St. Paul's UCC Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to St. Paul's UCC, St. Paul's UCC Cemetery, or the donor's choice.