SFC Donald Randolph Quinn, US Army (Ret.), 82, of Blythewood, died peacefully at home, Thursday, January 9, 2020. Born January 18, 1937 in Spartanburg County, he was a son of the late James R. Quinn and Myrtle Fowler Quinn.
Donald served in the United States Army, with two tours in Germany and one tour in Korea. In 1968 on his first of two tours in Vietnam, he was wounded and received the Purple Heart. After his retirement from the military, he worked for nearly twenty-five years at Westinghouse; following his second retirement, he and his wife enjoyed touring out west and in Europe. He was a loving father and faithful husband.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Frieda Kate Naundorf Quinn; sons, Larry D. Quinn, Michael R. Quinn (Susie) and Wayne M. Quinn (Paula), Bryan D. Quinn (Tammy); a granddaughter, Bailee Quinn; a grandson, Harrison Quinn; a sister, Linda Quinn Vaughn (Joe), and a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for SFC Quinn, will be held 1 o’clock, Wednesday, January 15th, at Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, 7600 Trenholm Road Ext., Columbia. Interment with full military honors at 2 o’clock at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 12 o’clock.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.