Donald Eugene Blazier
April 5, 1947 – April 26, 2018
Blazier, Donald (Donnie) Eugene, 71, of Knoxville, TN went to be with the Lord, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Westmorland Assisted Living Facility surrounded by his loved ones. He attended East Tennessee State University. Donnie’s work career began as a bank teller at Hamilton National Bank and continued on as an Assistant Vice President of First Tennessee Bank for 25 years, followed by work for the FDIC. He played slow pitch softball for many years, loved fishing and was an avid golfer. Donnie was preceded in death by great grandparents, John and Trula Blazier, Rozella and Edith Rhea Henry; parents, Mary Kate and Mayford E. Blazier; sister, Sheila Gail Blazier. He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Blazier White and husband, Brandon; grandchildren, Braxton Stone White and McKinley Claire White; sister, Sharon RoseJane Baxter; niece, Crystal Rose Baxter; nephew, James Patrick Baxter; brother, Terry Blazier and wife, Linda; great nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins. Donnie will be greatly missed by his loving companion, Petie Joe. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Westmoreland for providing Donnie with excellent comfort care. Also, thanks and appreciation is extended to Sharon and Crystal Baxter for taking every step of this difficult life-ending journey with Michelle and Donnie. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Young-Williams Animal Center or the American Cancer Society. Family and friends will gather for a graveside service Monday, April 30th at 10:00 a.m. at Berry Highland South on Simpson Road. Condolences may be offered at www.berryhighlandsouth.com.
- Graveside Service Monday, April 30, 2018