Donald Allen Klinger, 50 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 11:20 a.m. at his home in Taylorville, IL. He was born on December 4, 1970 in Taylorville, IL 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, IL; Grandchildren: Dawson and Dylaney Burton of Riverton, IL; Parents: Gary and Kay Klinger of Taylorville;Brother: Gary (Vicky) Klinger Jr. of Springfield, IL; Mike (Tara) Wiseman of Taylorville, Gary Michael Klinger of Taylorville, IL; Sister: Debby Benz- Wiseman of Mechanicsburg, IL; Friend: Cindy DeLaCruz of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Niece: Rachel Burg.
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.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.