Donald E.


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Donald E. Hettrick

Nov 25 1944 - Aug 30 2010

Donald E. Hettrick, age 65, of McKinney, Texas, passed away August 30, 2010 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Donald was born on November 25, 1944 in Winter Haven, Florida, to Howard and Olga (Brooke) Hettrick. Donald proudly served in the United States Air Force, including tours in Turkey, Thailand and Vietnam. He enjoyed a long career in management within the retail industry and worked for Ross for the past nine years, most recently as a District Director. Donald took pleasure in playing golf and spending time with family and friends. Donald is survived by his wife, Barbara (Ritchie) Hettrick of McKinney, Texas; five children: Joshua Hettrick and his wife Sabrina of West Springfield, MA, Justin Hettrick of McKinney, Texas, Chelsey Hettrick of McKinney, Texas, Christine Hopkins of St. Louis, MO, and Brian Hettrick, also of St. Louis; a twin brother Ronald and his wife, Joanna of Smyrna, GA; two grandchildren, Kaidyn Hopkins and Aidan Hettrick; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation: Family and friends may pay their respects Thursday, September 9, 2010, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas. Funeral: Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am, Friday, September 10, 2010 at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church in McKinney, Texas. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: VFW Foundation, 406 West 34th Street, Suite 514, Kansas City, MO 64111 or at
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