Donald (Donnie) Leon Runyan, 73, of Chattanooga passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 16, 2022.
A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Donnie was a contractor and architectural designer for most of his life.
He held membership at Brainerd Presbyterian Church where he formerly served as a deacon.
He was a lifetime member of Harrison Masonic Lodge and the Alhambra Shrine Temple.
Donnie was an avid softball and TN Vols fan. He loved rock and roll music and had played drums in a band for several years.
He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather and always enjoyed sharing in his grandchildren’s activities.
He is survived by his wife, Diane Runyan; daughter, Lacey (Steve) Cordell, Ringgold; son, Damon (Ginny) Runyan, Chattanooga; 4 grandchildren, Kensley and Jace Cordell; Lily and Adi Rey Runyan.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Sunday, November 20th at 3 pm in the funeral home chapel with Jeremy Cain officiating.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Donnie to Habitat for Humanity or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
You may share condolences with the family and view the service on live stream at www.heritagechattanooga.com
The family will receive friends Sunday from 1-3 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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