Cover photo for Donald "Don" McElfresh's Obituary
Donald "Don" McElfresh Profile Photo
1935 Donald 2022

Donald "Don" McElfresh

July 25, 1935 — July 11, 2022

May's Lick

Donald “Don” McElfresh, 86, of May’s Lick, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022, at home with family by his side.

Don was born in Nicholas County on July 25, 1935.  He was the son of the late Herbert and Helsie Watkins McElfresh.

Don, with his wife by his side, was a lifelong tobacco and cattle farmer.  He was fulfilled by his dutiful caretaking of their land.  He was a proud and providing father to his children.  He was a doting Papaw to his grandchildren.  Don enjoyed basketball, particularly the Kentucky Wildcats.  He was a member of the Millcreek Christian Church.

Don is survived by his wife of 56 years, Bonnie Newsom McElfresh and three of his children:  Tony (Rita) McElfresh of May’s Lick; Holly (Robbie) Kimble of Maysville; and Mindy (Aaron) Seagraves of Lexington.  He is also survived by eight grandchildren:  Hailey and Dylan McElfresh; Madelyn and Wyatt McElfresh; Aubrey and Kaden Kimble; Sophie and Larkin Seagraves.  He is also survived by two siblings: Billy (Edna) McElfresh of Flemingsburg, and Patsy Vice of Sherburne, and sisters-in-law:  Amanda McElfresh of Nepton and Barbara McElfresh of Ewing.  Likewise, Don is survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his son Kelly McElfresh and his brothers:  Jimmie McElfresh and Gene McElfresh.

Services at the funeral home shall occur as follows:  Visitation on Thursday, July 14th, from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. and funeral on Friday, July 15th at 1:00 P.M.  The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements at the location of:  405 South Main Cross Street, Flemingsburg, KY  41041.  Don will be laid to rest at The Elizaville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Hope.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Donald "Don" McElfresh, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, July 14, 2022

5:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, July 15, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 65

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send A Card

Send A Card