Donald “Don” W. Beverlin Sr., 81, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away peacefully Monday, March 31, 2014.
He was born May 22, 1932, in Ravenna, Ohio.
Don was a longtime and well known resident of Charlotte County for over 50 years. He was owner/operator of the Phillips 66 gas station in Charlotte Harbor. Shortly after that he was owner/operator of Don’s Auto in Charlotte Harbor. He was a Charter Member of Friendship United Methodist Church in Punta Gorda, Fla., (TGA). Not many people knew he loved to play the banjo. Don had a kind heart and willing to help others. He is greatly missed beyond words.
Don is survived by his wife of 13 years, Doris; grandchildren, Danielle (Jason) Winters, Jason Beverlin and Rachel Beverlin; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Ethan Winters and Brittany Beverlin; and step-grandson, Bradley Beverlin. He was preceded in death by his first wife of more than 40 years, Ruth; sons, Donald Jr., Daniel and David; and his sister, Charlotte.
Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Friendship United Methodist Church, TGA, 12275 Paramount Dr., Punta Gorda. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Don’s memory to Friendship United Methodist Church Building fund.