Donald R. Maples

donald maples

Southern Pines, NC
Donald R. Maples age 52 of Southern Pines, died Thursday in Lexington.
SERVICE & BURIAL OF URN - The church service will be lead by Donâa‚¬a„¢s nephew Joey Maples with the burial of the urn to follow in the church cemetery.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
1:00pm âa‚¬' Family visitation
2:00pm - Service
Abilene Baptist Church
3917 Washington Road
Augusta, GA 30907
Join The Maples Family as they remember Don and enjoy feasting on some of his favorite foods. He loved âa‚¬A'Uncle Macsâa‚¬A BBQ, homemade banana pudding and more, so come hungry. The family would enjoy hearing any Don stories if you have one, or seeing any pictures you would like to share.
Saturday, July 17, 2010
6:00pm âa‚¬' Memorial service on the putting green
6:15pm - 8:00pm âa‚¬' Celebration of Life
The Pit Golf Links
410 Pit Link Lane, Off Hwy 5
Aberdeen NC 28315
He was a son of the late Ellis and Louise Huff Maples, and was a golf course builder by trade, and lived in many different areas of the country. Several years of his childhood were spent in Augusta, GA and he was still very found of that area and had many friends there. He attended Georgia Southern University.
He is survived by: brothers and sisters Dan Maples and wife Joyce of Carthage, Sandy M. Wright and husband Bill of Augusta, GA, Peggy Dortch and husband Mike of Anderson, SC, David E. Maples and wife Pamela of Myrtle Beach, Ginny M. Mullins and husband Mike of Sanford; half brother Joe Maples and wife Judy of Wilkesboro; half sisters Ross Haddrick and husband Allan, Bebe Bryant and husband Johnny of Wilmington and several nieces and nephews; life long friends Eddie and Shirlene Newsome of Augusta.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Southern Pines Rotary Club, PO Box 2023, Southern Pines, NC 28388.
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  1. Hi Dan with family, this is Rosie I used to take pictures at the pit, I am so sorry to hear about Don, he was an absolutely wonderful person, I was very sad to hear about his passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this hard time.

  2. To all of the family,
    What a loss we have all suffered. Just know Don is at home with the Lord. Jeffrey sends his love too. He said Uncle Donald Duck was his uncle too. I love you and will see you Sat.

  3. Barbara & Gene just lit a GREEN candle for Don. What else could it be for a Golf Course Man?!
    Now, this is for Don……
    We said a prayer for you today, and we know GOD must have heard.
    We felt the answer in our hearts, though HE spoke

  4. Dan, Joyce and family, my love and prayers are with you and the rest of your family. Take comfort in our Lord.

  5. Sympathy and prayers during this time of grief from Abilene Baptist Church Choir & Orchestra; we will miss Don.

  6. Anytime my work or travel crossed paths with Don, he always brought a bit of peace to me. His view of life was in focus all of the time, and when he spoke, most everyone listened. I never saw anything that he could not do, and do it right. I will miss him

  7. Don was a real stand up guy. It has been the 70’s since I last saw him, but he was a devoted brother to Virginia, and a very talented creative man. I respected him a great deal and was sad to hear of his passing. My condolences to his family, to Virginia,

  8. Dear Danny, Sandra, Peggy, David & Ginny,
    Bill and I are holding you in our thoughts and prayers for strength during this very sad time. You will always be part of my family, and I am sorry we have not remained close in our adult years! I love y

  9. We were shocked and saddened to hear the news of Don’s death. He was such a sweet loving person , WE are praying for all the family and know Don is walking in Heaven now checking out all the beautiful Golf courses there.

  10. To all the family,
    I am shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Don. My fond memories of him are from our childhood and I remember him to be a happy and funny little guy back then. I believe it was in Augusta, and we were amazed watching an a

  11. May "The God of all comfort" comfort and heal your hearts.
    What a handsome man he was. I didn’t have the pleasure of meeting him. I have known Judy Maples for years. She is a blessing.
    My husband and I will remember you precious on

  12. I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. John 11:25,26-5:24

  13. I will always remember the little brother who had a heart big enough to take on the world and the faith to go along with it. He was always there if you needed some one to talk to and was always there with advice and a kind word. He made you laugh and all

  14. I am just learning of Don’s passing. I remember the Maples family at Goshen Plantation. My father, Dave, was always fond of Don and the entire family. My condolences to you all. Cindy Franklin Glover

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