Joseph Donald “Donnie” Fillingim

April 11, 2019

Joseph Donald “Donnie” Fillingim, age 79, passed away at home on April 5, 2019 after an extended illness.

Donnie was born March 17, 1940 in Molino, Florida, where he resided most of his life. He served in the US Navy and retired from Monsanto in 1995. He was of Methodist faith.

Donnie is survived by his daughter and son in law, Donna & Michael Ishee, two grandchildren, Emily and Caleb Ishee of Pace, sisters, Diane (Dale) Kennerson of Molino and Joyce Irizarry of Pensacola. He also left behind many nieces, nephews, and numerous other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence “Rit” and Mildred Harris Fillingim, brothers, Duke (Diane) Fillingim and Dee (Joan) Fillingim.

Visitation & Service will be Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at Eastern Gate Chapel followed immediately by a funeral service at 3:00pm with Pastor Pam Avery officiating.

Private interment of ashes to be held at a later date.

Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


One Response to “Joseph Donald “Donnie” Fillingim”

  1. Alicia on April 28th, 2019 6:35 pm

    Donnie was one of the sweetest people that I know. He had such a love for his family and friends. I know that God had his arms wide open to welcome Donnie home. Prayers going up for Donna and all of the family. We will miss your sweet smile cuz. We love you!

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