Donald Herman Haddock, 70, of Vendor, died at home on Wednesday, Nov. 6 (2019). Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 10, from 2-4 p.m., at Coffman Funeral Home in Jasper. Funeral will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov.11, at Newton County Baptist Church with Pastor Rodney Stromlund and Pastor Andrew Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in McCutcheon Cemetery at Bass.
He was born in Harrison, on Aug. 27, 1949, the only child of William Herman and Alice Oleta (Holt) Haddock. He was a lifetime resident of this area and a charter member of Newton County Baptist Church.
Donald served on the Board of Trustees of Newton County Baptist Church, Farm Bureau Board, Newton County Fair Board and the Newton County Election Commission. He operated Haddock Construction with his dad and together they built roads all over the state. His family was honored with the Newton County Farm Family Award in 1991.
Donald was proud of his farm and loved everything about it, especially watching the cattle graze.
He built a fox pen for local fox hunters to enjoy on his property. He was also part of the local group that introduced Elk into the Ozarks in the early 1980’s.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Donald is survived by his wife of 44 years, Susan (Salmon) Haddock, of the home; his daughters, Jennifer Haddock and Jodi Moenning and husband Jake, all of Vendor; his grandsons, Hayden and Cooper; a special cousin and caregiver, Colene Brown and many relatives and friends.
Pallbearers are Jake Moenning, Roger Greenhaw, Nelson Greenhaw, Jimmy Cooper, David Cooper, Richard Waters, Jerry Waters and JC Richardson.
Honorary pallbearers are Phil Purvis, April Rose, Sonny Moenning, John Emerson, Dale Tennison, Mack Cook, Kenny Hill, Sam Dye, Tim Slape, Wes and Nona Guynn, Dr. Scroggins, Dr. Simon, Dr. Saitta, Dialysis Center of Harrison and Branson and all of his hunting buddies.
Memorials can be made to Newton County Baptist Church or McCutcheon Cemetery.