Cmdr. Donald Wayne Richmond, USNR Ret., 89, Mason Dixon Road, Gettysburg, passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
He was born July 15, 1931, in Armstrong, Iowa, the son of the late Wayne and Bernice Pruell Richmond. Donald is survived by his wife Marilyn Thompson-Richmond; a son, Timothy W. Richmond of Gettysburg; a daughter-in-law, Jodi Richmond of Littlestown; two grandchildren, Heather Hamilton and Scott Richmond; two sisters, Barbara Tolsdorf of Lebanon, Missouri, and Dolores Schnittjer of Nashville, Tenn.; and several nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by his first wife, Joyce Rossiter Richmond; and a son, Terry S. Richmond.
As an Iowa farm boy, working in the fields, he would look up at the airplanes flying overhead, often wondering where…
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