Donald Darnell Washington Sr. was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois on December 26, 1985, to the union of the late Edward E. Washington Sr. and Catherine E. Washington. On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, he quietly transitioned from his earthly life to eternal rest. Donald was the youngest of eight children.
EDUCATION AND CHILDHOOD
Donald's early childhood was spent in University Park, Illinois, before moving to South Bend, Indiana. where he grew up and received his formal education in the South Bend Community School Corporation.
EMPLOYMENT AND HOBBIES
Employed at Area Wide Protective (AWP) as a traffic controller, Donald really enjoyed his job. In his spare time, he attended Granger Community Church, collected the hottest sneakers, and spent time with his family. He was full of life, happiness, and love.
CHERISHING HIS MEMORY
Donald leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Catherine Washington; his brothers: Tony Harper, Kevin Washington, Mark Washington, and Kenneth Washington, all of South Bend, Indiana; his sisters: Fayth (Anthony) Lackey, and Ruth Miller both of South Bend, Indiana; bonus-brother, Japarlnenio Muhammad Sr. of South Bend, Indiana; his fiancé, Kerstin M. Bridges; his son, Donald D. Washington Jr.; and his bonus-son, Grayson Bridges all of South Bend, Indiana.
Along with A host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends who loved him dearly.
Donald was preceded in death by his father, Edward Washington Sr.; brother, Edward Washington Jr.; maternal grandparents: Claude and Lois Harper; and paternal grandparents: Frank and Ula Washington.
The Family of Donald Washington would like to thank everyone for their prayers, support, and contributions during this trying time. Please continue to keep us in your thoughts and prayers.
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