Donald Patrick ‘Pat’ Breazeale

Donald Patrick “Pat” Breazeale, 83, passed away January 16, 2020, at his home. 

Visitation was Saturday and Sunday, January 18 and 19, at Jordan Funeral Home and Mars Hill Pentecostal Church. Funeral services were Sunday at the church with burial following in the Mars Hill Cemetery. Rev. Richard Perry and Rev. Bryan Madison officiated.

He was the owner of Breazeale Logging and Lumber. He also owned and operated the Rustic Kitchen from 1976-2006.

Survivors include his son, Donny Breazeale and wife, Sandi, of Zama; daughter, Sharon Ellingburg and husband, John ,of Zama; grandchildren, David Breazeale and wife, Jennifer, of Starkville, Laurel Leigh Bell and husband, Sam, of Zama, and Dalton Ellingburg; great-granddaughter, Ava Bell; brothers, Ray Breazeale of Philadelphia and Stevie Breazeale of Louisville; sisters, Linda Townsend and Donnell Burkes, both of Philadelphia; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evon Breazeale; sons, David Breazeale and Daryl Breazeale; and parents, Lawrence Edward and Bernice Estelle Pope Breazeale.

Pallbearers were Sam Bell, David Breazeale, Dalton Ellingburg, Dan Ballard, Ricky Tolleson, Eric Breazeale, Johnny Breazeale, and John Breazeale.  Honorary pallbearer will be Terry Watson.

Memorials may be made to the Mars Hill Cemetery fund.

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