Donald Allen Klinger, 50 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 11:20 a.m. at his home in Taylorville, Ill.
He was born on December 4, 1970 in Taylorville, Ill. the son of Gary and Kay (Clutter) Klinger. Don worked as a server at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield, but more importantly; Don was an exceptional person. When he was around everyone was laughing. He always wanted to make people smile. He was a people pleaser and he was able to do that best when he was on a baseball field.
He is survived by his daughter: Alexis (Josh) Durbin of Riverton, Ill.; grandchildren: Dawson and Dylaney Burton of Riverton, Ill.; parents: Gary and Kay Klinger of Taylorville; brother: Gary (Vicky) Klinger Jr. of Springfield, Ill.; Mike (Tara) Wiseman of Taylorville, Gary Michael Klinger of Taylorville, Ill.; sister: Debby (Mike) Benz-Wiseman of Mechanicsburg, Ill.; friend: Cindy DeLaCruz of Taylorville, Ill.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his niece: Rachel Jamison.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 11:00-12:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral Service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 12:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their online guest book at suttonmemorialhome.com