James R. Donithan

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James R. Donithan

October 03, 1927 - March 05, 2019

James R. Donithan James R Donithan, Sr, 91 of Mechanicsville, Va. passed away March 5, 2019.
He was born October 3, 1927. He was a native of Highpoint, Ky. He was raised in Ashland, Ky. He was the son of the late Robert and Carrie Donithan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Jo Donithan.
He is survived by his son, James R Donithan, Jr. (Michalene) of Mechanicsville, Va.; four grandchildren, Jeremy Michael Donithan (Amy) of Mechanicsville, Va., Megan LeeAnn Kanner (Ross) of Ashland, Va., James Brandon Donithan (Angel) of Mechanicsville, Va., Kristin Elizabeth Mogg of Cincinnati, Ohio; and six great grandchildren, Zoey Donithan, John Ross Kanner, Camden Donithan, Cooper Donithan, Charlotte Donithan, and Ella Mogg.
Jim Donithan was a retired Chief Photographer with 44 years' service at The Daily Independent Newspaper in Ashland, Ky. He was a Navy Veteran, member of the Elks Club, VFW, American Legion, and former President of Kentucky Men's Bowling Association. He is in the Kentucky Bowl-er's Hall of Fame. He was also an employee of Keeneland Racetrack as a Security Officer.
He always had a kind word, and a smile for anyone he met. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park, Ashland, Ky.
Published on March 14, 2019
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Jim Carroll
Mar 15, 2019
My condolences to the Jim Jr. and his family. Jim Sr. and Bobbie were wonderful folks and pillars of the Ashland community.