Henry Earl "Bubba" Donaldson, 64, of Dunkirk, N.Y., died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Buffalo General Hospital, after a sudden illness.
A lifelong resident of Dunkirk, he was a dedicated, hard worker who was a retired employee of Dunkirk Radiator.
He enjoyed spending time fishing with his friends and playing cards and checkers. He also en-joyed spending time hunting with his brother.
He is survived by his two brothers: Robert Donaldson, Dunkirk, N.Y., and Rick (Tracey) Donaldson, Somerset, N.J.; three sisters: Patricia Goodwine, Erie, Pa., Rosemary (Thaddeus) Lockett, Dunkirk, N.Y., and Teresa (Marc) Seddon, Ilford Essex, England; three sons: David Donaldson, Rochester, N.Y., Chris Whitfield, Fredonia, N.Y., and Jonathan Mosley, Erie, Pa.; five grandchildren: five great-grandchildren; a God daughter, Sherri Sneed, Rochester, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Pearl Donaldson; and a brother, Willie Donaldson.
Family and friends are in-vited to call at McGraw- Kowal Funeral Home, 736 Central Ave., Dunkirk, N.Y., on Friday, March 15, 2013, from 7-9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at Friendship Baptist Church, 18 E. Second St., Dunkirk, N.Y., on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at noon.
In lieu of flowers, cash donations are being accepted to offset funeral costs. These donations can be made at Community Bank, Fourth Street and Central Ave., Dunkirk, N.Y.