Obituary of Donald L. DeVall
Donald (Don) Leroy DeVall, 88, of Simpsonville, SC, formally of Morgantown went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 14, 2022. Don was born in Morgantown on July 2, 1934, to Hazel Naomi Bayles DeVall and Claude Franklin DeVall, of Morgantown.
Don was a loving husband, dad, grandfather, and friend who will be greatly missed.
Don is survived by his wife of 62 years, Billie Jo Whipkey DeVall, daughter JoDawn Bowers and husband Bill of Simpsonville, SC; Son-in-law Kevin W. Park and his wife Melanie of Garner, NC; Grandchildren: Lauren and Christian Bowers of Simpsonville, SC and Miles and Cana Park of Garner, NC. Preceded in death, Daughter: Pamela DeVall Park; Brothers: Herbert, Eldon Max, Hu, Dwight, Marsh, Sisters: Irene Joseph, Virginia Marshall, Billie Knight and several nieces and nephews.
Don attended Chestnut Ridge Church where he was a greeter for several years before moving to Greenville, SC. He was an army veteran, a member of Masonic Lodge #4, Osiris Shrine Wheeling W.V., Morgantown Shrine Club, Mountaineer Patrol, and Taylor County Clowns. Don and his brothers, Hu and Max, started DeVall Bros, Inc. in 1962 where he pursued his passion for 37 years. He successfully designed and received patents on drill heads. Don ran the shop until his retirement in 1999.
Friends may gather at McCulla Funeral Home, 770 Fairmont Road, Morgantown, on Monday from 4-8 PM and on Tuesday from 10 AM until the 11 AM funeral service with Pastor Tim Haring officiating. Burial will follow at Miller Cemetery in Valley Point, WV. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com.
In lieu of flowers, we ask you to consider a donation to Valley Point Miller Cemetery (988 Greens Run; Kingwood, WV 26537) or Chestnut Ridge Church (https://theridge.church/give).