Donald Henry Napples Sr. passed away February 9, 2023 peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones.
Donald was born July 25, 1933 in Troy, New York to Joseph and Anna Napples.
Donald attended a catholic school where he played football until he graduated in 1951.
He then entered the United States Air Force where he served as a Tech Sargent and served in the Vietnam War. He served for 21 years and was honorably discharged June 1, 1973.
Donald married Thelma Clumpner and together they had 6 children. They later divorced.
He married Louise Leavitt Barnes on June 6, 1968. Together they raised Donald's 6 children and Louise's 3 children. They spent 47 years together.
Donald loved to hunt and fish. He loved taking his loved ones to Yellowstone to show them its true beauty.
He was a proud father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great great grandfather.
He is survived by 6 children, 16 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
He is proceeded in death by his wife, his parents, his 3 brothers, and 3 children Brenda Napples, Tom Napples, and Joe Napples.