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Donald L. Hotaling

April 19, 2019 03:03 pm Updated: April 19, 2019 03:04 pm

Donald L. Hotaling, 78, of Jacksonville, Florida, and formerly of West Taghkanic, passed away on April 11, 2019. He was born on February 10, 1941, to the late Harold and Elizabeth (Wright) Hotaling. He worked for many years as a laborer in the maintenance department at Lake Taghkanic. On Sundays he enjoyed watching wrestling, and always enjoyed taking care of his home and property. He was a life member of the West Taghkanic Fire Company. Donald is survived by his wife; Gail (Lawson) Hotaling, his two daughters; Barbara Hotaling and her companion Tom, and Donna Williams. His four grandchildren; Rachael & Megan Tuczynski, and Nicholas & Nicole Williams. Also surviving is his brother, Charles Hotaling. In addition to his parents he is also predeceased by his four siblings; Harold Jr., Leon, Betty Jane Laraway, and Kathleen Stoner. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm from Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm also from the funeral home. A memorial service will be held on July 14, 2019 at the West Taghkanic Fire House. For directions or to leave a message of condolence please visit