Donald Elwood McClish, age 90, of Mendon died Saturday Aug. 18, 2012 at Fairview Living Center in Centreville where he had resided the past 4 months. He was born in Mendon on Aug. 27, 1921 the son of Hosea L. and Gladys (Helwig) McClish and was a lifetime resident of Mendon. He graduated from Mendon High School with the class of 1940. Donald engaged in general farming his entire working life and for a short while was co-owner of D & G Tiling Service.
Donald is survived by a brother, Richard McClish of Mendon, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father in 1966; his mother in 1986; and a brother, Eugene McClish, in 2010.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Eickhoff Funeral Home in Mendon. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 21, 2012 in Mendon Cemetery with David Farrell officiating. Memorials may be directed to either the American Cancer Society, or to Southern Care Hospice. An online register is available at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com.