Donald R. Blount, 74, Stendal

Donald R. Blount, age 74, of Stendal, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born August 26, 1947, in Stendal, Indiana, to James R. and Lorene (Preston) Blount. Donald worked in construction and retired from Laborers Local #561. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War; and enjoyed working as a handyman around the house, playing the guitar/music, and working on his tractors. He was preceded in death by his parents; and four siblings, Betty Caldemeyer, James E. Blount, JoAnn Goodrum and Jerry Blount.

He is survived by his wife, Starlin R. Blount (nee Thomas) of Stendal; five children, Danny (Jenny) Blount of Petersburg, Kristie Keck of Petersburg, Vicki Hayes of Evansville, Jenny-Lynn (Mandy) Copley of English and Sarah (Floyd) Frasure of Stendal; two sisters, Loreeta Jean Eckert of Bardstown, KY and Carolyn Parks of Boonville; by (12) grandchildren and (10) great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Donald Blount will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Cup Creek Cemetery near Velpen. Pastor Scott Westerman will officiate at the service. The V.F.W. Post #2366 Memorial Detail will conduct military graveside rites.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00-8:00 p.m., on Tuesday. Condolences may be shared online at

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