Don Lathom, 1931 — 2013
1931 — 2013
Donnell “Don” Lathom, born Sept. 27, 1931, in Los Angeles to David and Mary Lathom, entered into the eternal healing arms of the Lord on July 3 at his home in Bear Valley Springs.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela; his daughters and son-in-law, Lynda and Scott Whitney, Pamela Torres, Sandy Maiden; son Steven Maiden; brothers Terry and David; sisters Carol, Nancy and their spouses and children; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Don joined the U.S. Navy in June 1947 and served until October 1955. He served six years in Korea as a medical Corpsman and worked on aircraft until he retired.
Interment will be at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 at Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin.