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Donald Francis Pettigrew, Sr.

January 6, 1931 ~ April 4, 2022 (age 91)

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Jan 6, 1931 - Apr 4, 2022  Donald (Don) F. Pettigrew, Sr, age 91 of Madison, Alabama passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022. Don was born January 6, 1931 in New Orleans, LA. He is the son of the late Frank Pettigrew and Adeline Pelts. Don served in the United States Navy and was stationed at the Submarine Base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii before he started a 34 year career with the U.S. Army working with various missile systems.  He loved spending time with his family, traveling the world, ballroom dancing, spending time outdoors and dressing as his alter-ego, "Hobo Don" for Mardi Gras. He is survived by his wife Dorothy, sons Don (Alice) and Dave (Stacy), daughters Dianne and Denise, all living in the Huntsville area. He is survived by 3 sisters, Shirley Green of Huntsville, Maxine Lindsly of Slidell, LA and Dottie Brooks of Gulfport, MS. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 6-8 p.m. at Spry Funeral Home, 2411 Memorial Pkwy NW, Huntsville, AL 35810, with his memorial service at Spry at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 8, 2022. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Huntsville Hospital Hospice Family Care, hhcaringforlife.org

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 7, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spry Funeral Home of Huntsville
2411 Memorial Parkway NW
Huntsville, AL 35810

Funeral Service
Friday
April 8, 2022

10:00 AM
Spry Funeral Home of Huntsville
2411 Memorial Parkway NW
Huntsville, AL 35810

Interment following funeral service
Friday
April 8, 2022

Huntsville Memory Gardens
6810 University Dr NW
Huntsville, AL 35806

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