Donald L. Packer, Jr., 74 of High Springs, FL, passed away Saturday, February 27th at his residence. He was a 25 year member of the Knights of Columbus Council 13037. He was also a 50 year Master Mason member in the High Springs Lodge #137 F. & A.M. Mr. Packer moved to High springs in July 1977 from Cleveland, Ohio. He was a graduate of R.B. Chamberlain High School, Class of 1961.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Donald L. Packer, Sr. and Betty E. Packer, a son; Donald L. Packer III. Survivors include his wife; Mary Packer of High Springs, two sons; Brian (Anita) Kappele of Jacksonville, FL and Chris (Denise) Kapplele of Chesapeake, VA, three daughters; Kelly Kappele, Debbie (Richard) Sutton of Jacksonville, FL and Susie (James) Sutton of Webster, Fl, one sister; Sandra Hensley of Hollywood, CA, eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 10:30 am at St. Madeleine Catholic Church, High Springs, FL, celebrated by Father Sebastian K. George. The family will receive guests prior to the funeral mass at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2 also at St. Madeleine Catholic Church.
Arrangements are under the care of Evans Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, FL, 386-454-2444.