Mr. Donald William Lothes, age 86 of South Hill, died Monday, November 27, 2017. He is survived by his wife Beatrice “Bea” Lothes of the home; his sons, James Davis (Helen), Michael Anthony Lothes (Doshea) both of Texas & Barry Davis of Indiana; five daughters, Deborah K. Majkol (John), Teri Ann Pehoski (Charlie) both of Texas, Donna Marie Lothes of South Hill, Jeri Anne Carr (Earnest) of NC and Diane Karen Posey (Fabian) of Chase City; 20 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
Mr. Lothes retired from the US Navy having served as a Senior Chief Petty Officer.
A celebration of his life will be conducted at 11am Friday, December 1, 2017 at Ephesus Baptist Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences may be placed at www.farrarfuneralhome.net. Farrar Funeral Home of South Hill is serving the family.