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Donald D. Mollohan
June 21, 1933 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Donald D. Mollohan, 90 of Nebo, West Virginia passed away February 7, 2024, at Braxton Healthcare Center.
Born at Nebo, WV June 21, 1933. He attended Nebo Elementary School, a two-room schoolhouse on the hillside at Nebo. His class “field trip” consisted of his teacher and classmates and took a picnic lunch, climbed a nearby hill where they had their lunch and played games and gathered milkweed pods in coffee sacks for the WWII effort.
Survived by his loving wife Wanita, son Donald G. Mollohan, daughters Susan Underation, Nancy Swan (Mike), stepson Harry Riley Jr. and his wife Debbie, Linda Riley, daughter in law, 31 grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, and brother James (Ila). Preceded in death are his mother Della and father John Demmer Mollohan, sisters Wavie Starcher and Violet Mollohan, 2 infant sisters, brothers Snowden, Raymond, Julius, Ray and Emerson, stepson Francis Riley.
Don was drafted by the Army to the Korean War at age 17. After returning home, he worked in a coal mine at Jerryville where he was injured in an explosion. Afterward he went to Ohio and worked for Goodyear and Lockheed Martin. After retiring, he returned to West Virginia and lived at Williams River in Webster County, which he always wanted to do. He met and married Wanita Riley and they travelled all over the United States and more with their favorite trips being Alaska and Italy with the only state not visited being Hawaii.
He loved deer and turkey hunting and gensinging. He loved his grandchildren.
Graveside service will be held at Boggs Cemetery at Big Otter, West Virginia with full military honors at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 with Lester Tanner conducting the service.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonsmithfuneralhome.com
Wilson Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Mollohan family.