Donald Godwin Crowell was born in East Orange, New Jersey on Dec. 2, 1932. He was the son of the late Harry Dayton Crowell and the late Elsie Godwin Crowell.

Donald Godwin Crowell was born in East Orange, New Jersey on Dec. 2, 1932.  He was the son of the late Harry Dayton Crowell and the late Elsie Godwin Crowell.  

He was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Dayton Crowell, Jr. 

Donald was a graduate of St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Army out of Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and married the former Jeane Parsons on June 15, 1957, in Washington, D.C.  

He is survived by his wife; and daughter, Lisa Crowell, both of Hannibal, Missouri. He went to be with Jesus on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 21, at Grand View Funeral Home in Hannibal.