PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Richard "Rick" Donnalley, 54, of Palm Harbor, formerly of Leetonia, Ohio, passed away June 6, 2014, following a short illness.
Richard was a 19-year employee of Coca Cola in Dunedin, Fla. While residing in Ohio, he had been employed at the former Kaiser Refractories for 16 years. He served as a member of Leetonia Village Council and Washingtonville Volunteer Fire Department. He was a lifetime member of the OSI Club where he had served as president.
He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Donnalley Jr.; his mother, Sadie (Roberts) Donnalley; and his brother, Elmer Donnalley III.
Survivors include his sister, Joyce (Dale) Galbraith of Barberton; two brothers, Elmer "Butch" Donnalley of Salem and Michael Donnalley of Toronto, Ohio; ex-wife, Candace Donnalley; two stepsons, Gary and Shawn Shuster; four nephews; two nieces; four great-nieces; three very special friends, Bobbi Lominica, Runnette Simon and Rini Winchell; and his dog, Buddy.
A memorial service will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Wick Park in Leetonia, to share memories and stories with the people whose lives he touched. It will be a picnic-style memorial (bring a coverdish).
Arrangements were handled by Abbey Affordable.