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Donald "Don" "Daddyo" Eugene Cecil

October 6, 1946 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 75)


Donald “Don” “Daddyo” Eugene Cecil, 75 of Lumberport passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at his residence. He was born October 6, 1946 in Pine Bluff, son of the late Charles Glenn and Freda Virginia Shackleford Cecil.  

Don attended Shinnston High School. He retired as a tow truck driver in Cleveland, OH working for Kuffner. He enjoyed driving, woodworking, painting, spending time with his family and loved his four-legged companion “Tiny”.

Don is survived by his wife of fifty years, Dorothy Irene Chadwick Cecil; four children, Kathern Honaker and Shawn Smail, Lumberport, Terry Thorne, Ravenna, OH, Bobbie Sue Tolve, Beaufort, SC, Pamela Cecil and Larry Cline, Shinnston; daughter-in-law, Becky Thorne, Nutter Fort; seventeen grandchildren, several great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by one son, Curtis Thorne; one granddaughter Brandy Thorne; siblings, Raymond Woods, Victor Woods, Levada Deem, Jack Woods, William Woods, Margaret Woods, James Woods, Joseph Cecil, Charles Cecil Jr, Wanda Cecil and Mary Cecil.   

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Davis Funeral Home and Onsite Crematory is handling the cremation and honored to serve the Cecil family. Online condolences can be made at

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