MADISON, TN - Don Carlos Cheek, Sr., age 65, died November 21, 2008 at Alive Hospice at Skyline Madison Campus Madison, Davidson Co., TN.
Services will be held at a later time at the Bluegrass Cemetery in Salyersville, KY.
Don was born on December 8, 1942 in Salyersville, KY the son of the late Cord Cheek and Rose Marie (Howard Cheek) and the late Bill Delauder of St. Cloud, FL.
On September 1, 1990 in Marion, OH he married Ruby (Stacy) Cheek who survives in Marion.
He is also survived by mother, Rose Marie Delauder; sisters, Debbie Palmer and Pam Cain all of St. Cloud, FL; sons, Don Cheek Jr. of Springfield, TN, David (Darlene) Cheek of White House, TN, Joe (Cheree) of Cedar Hill, TN; daughter, Kim Cheek of Springfield, TN; grandchildren, Trey Cheek, Cindy Cheek, Katie Cheek, Kristen Cheek, Hunter Cheek, Kelsey Cheek, Noah Cheek.
Don served in the United States Army and worked as a truck driver with the Teamsters Union for 20 years, retiring due to his health in 2000.
Don was a loving husband to Ruby, loving son, brother, father and grandfather.
Don greatly enjoyed genealogy research. He loved and was loved by his family and all his friends on all the genealogy sites.