Richard "Don" Harrell (1949 - 2018)

Obituary
  • "Don was a dear friend of mine throughout our school years..."
    - Hilda Wilkins
  • "Judy, you have my deepest condolences. I was always mindful..."
  • "Judy and Family: The service for Don today was WONDERFUL!!..."
    - Virginia Carroll
  • "Don, Judy and their terrific family have been our neighbors..."
    - Helen and Tom Martineau

Richard "Don" Harrell, 69, of Tallahassee died Tuesday (7/17) at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. He was raised in Wausau, FL and came to Tallahassee to attend FSU in the late 1960's and remained here working as an engineer for 30 years at the Department of Transportation in both Tallahassee and Chipley. Following his retirement, he was employed by Post, Buckley, Schuh and Jernigan in the Tallahassee office. He was a member of Bradfordville First Baptist Church. He enjoyed boating and fishing and was a sports enthusiast. He loved to make people laugh and his faith and family were always his top priorities.

Don is survived by his wife: Judith; children: Melissa (Warren) Whittaker, Andrew (Julianna) Harrell both of Tallahassee, Melanie Harrell of Jacksonville; brothers: Doug of Tallahassee, Dix of Gainesville; sister: Dale Gauthier of Wausau, and grandchildren: Trey Whittaker, Ansley Whittaker, Parker Jones, and Jackson Harrell.

Friends called at Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Timberlane Road, Friday (7/20) evening from 6 to 8 PM. Services were held Saturday (7/21) at 10:00 AM in the McMillian Center at Bradfordville First Baptist Church with burial following in MeadowWood Memorial Park. For friends who wish, the family suggests memorial donations to the Bradfordville First Baptist Church Building Fund, 6524 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32312 or Lighthouse Children's Home, 2810 S Adams St, Tallahassee, FL 32301. Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home, Tallahassee, is in charge of services.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on July 25, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home
700 Timberlane Road | Tallahassee, FL 32312 | (850) 893-4177
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