Donald HASKINS

Obituary of Donald HASKINS

Donald Richard “Dick” HASKINS, 83, of Cordes Junction, AZ, formerly of Wellsville, NY, died Thursday, June 1, 2017. 

Born July 14, 1933, in Genesee, PA, he was the son of George A. and H. Ione Easton Haskins. 

He attended Genesee High School and achieved his G.E.D. in Phoenix, AZ in 1953.  He enlisted in the US Air Force on September 7, 1951 and served honorably at Luke AFB, AZ, Elmendorf AFB, AK, King Salmon AFB, AK, and Charleston AFB, SC. 

In October of 1952, he married Annie Gertrude Pelham, who predeceased him.  In October of 1990, he married Christina Griffin Rombough, who predeceased him.  In February of 2004, he married Betty Jean Kemp, who predeceased him. 

Surviving are:  a daughter, Debra Ann Gomez of Cordes Junction, AZ, four grandchildren, Richard Eugene Beeson of Anchorage, AK, Roxanna Leighann Wynn of El Mirage, AZ, April Mills of Springfield, CO, and John Harris of Monroe, MI;  eleven great grandchildren;  a sister Daisy M. Elliott of Genesee, PA;  two brothers, James A. (Pauline) Haskins of Parker FL, William I. (Mary Jane) Haskins of Ulysses, PA;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents and wives, he was predeceased by his stepmother, Rosetta Haskins;  a daughter Bridgett Lynn Harris;  and a brother, George Lee Haskins. 

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 12:00 Noon in the church that he attended, Spring Valley Community Church, Spring Valley, AZ. 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.