Donald Van Ness
dies on May 23rd
Donald Blauvelt Van Ness, age 80, died May 23. Donald was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey to the late Gerald Raymond Van Ness and Lillian Mildred Blauvelt on September 7, 1930.
He was a resident of Baker County for the last two years after moving from St. Augustine. He enjoyed woodworking, leather work and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his son-in-law Edward Paul Ward, Jr. Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years Carolyn P. Van Ness; children Paul (Sharon) Van Ness of Sykeston, ND and Susan Ward of Macclenny; grandchildren Thomas Van Ness, Edward Ward, Sean Ward, Shannon Van Ness and Alexander Van Ness; one great grandson and a brother-in-law.
The funeral services will be held June 20 at 11:00 am at First United Methodist Church in Macclenny with Pastor Tom Pope and Pastor Randy Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.