• Donald J. Afflerbach
    DON AFFLERBACH, JR. Long-time drummer

Donald J. Afflerbach

Donald J. Afflerbach, Jr., age 53, of Burkeville, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

Don was preceded in death by his father, Donald Afflerbach, Sr.; his mother, Janice Tomlinson; and his step-father, Marvin Tomlinson.

He is survived by his sister, Christy A. Hudson; nieces, Brooke Hudson and Kenzie Hudson; his girlfriend, Rhonda Lawson; and “Fur Baby” Princess.

Don was a past member of the Crewe Volunteer Fire Department, and the CVFD Competition Team. He enjoyed relic hunting, music, and a serious passion for the drums.

Don ran a successful business at Jetersville Tire. Don’s big smile, big bear hugs, eagerness to lend a hand, providing that shoulder to cry on, love of the drums, mentoring, and cooking, will be missed by all that were able to experience these things about him, and with him.

The family received friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, July 24, 2020, at the Hamner-McMillian Funeral Home, 1400 South Main Street, Blackstone.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/donate or 1-800-273-8255.

Arrangements entrusted to Hamner-McMillian Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1400 South Main Street, Blackstone. Online condolences may be made at:


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