Originally created 12/16/06

Roger G. Donathan (LTC EVANS, Ga.)



LTC EVANS, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, December 14, 2006, Chaplain (LTC) Roger G. Donathan, US Army, Retired, 75, beloved husband of the late Mary Fawn Russell Donathan. Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel) Donathan was a native of Poteau Oklahoma, and resided in Augusta since 1962. He received a Bachelors Degree in History from the University of Oklahoma, a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Masters of Education at Georgia Southern University. He also attended the US Army Chaplain School and was an honor graduate of the Command and General Staff College. He retired after 30 years of active and reserve service as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was injured in his service during the Korean Conflict. He served the early part of his military career with the US Air Force in pilot training. Chaplain (LTC) Donathan was a member of Grace Restoration Church and Hillcrest Baptist Church. Family members include his daughters: Kathryn Donathan Logue and husband, Charles C. Logue, of Evans, Dr. Gloria Donathan Garner and husband, Rev. Frank D. Garner, of Augusta; son: Charles Edward Donathan of Hephzibah; sisters: Emma Jean Barker and husband, Dr. Trozy Barker, of Burleson, TX, Janice Moser and husband, Carter Moser of Wellington, KS; grandchildren: Russell Courtney Logue, Heather Logue Parrish, James Donathan Garner, John-Michael Woodall Garner, Anna Elizabeth Garner; great-grandchildren: Ethan Ross Parrish, Charles Ryan Parrish and Blake Russell Logue and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 16, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Dr. Gordon Robinson and Rev. Frank Garner officiating. Interment will follow with full Military Honors at Sunset Memory Gardens. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1132, Fairfax, VA 22038-1132. Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484.

The Augusta Chronicle-December 16, 2006