ive member of the United Church of Christ. He made special efforts to support all of his children's activities. He retired in 2001 from John Deere after 29 years. During his tenure he worked primarily at the Foundry as a Supervisor and Buyer. After retirement, Don returned to his hometown of Wapello. During his life Don enjoyed hunting with his family, photography, historical collections, and avidly researching Civil War and World War II history and family genealogy. He also loved to visit and spoil all seven of his grandchildren, and was excited to learn he had a new grandchild on the way. Don is survived by his mother, Ethel Devore; three daughters, Tricia McCabe and husband, Bryan, Andrea Kreitner and husband, Greg, and Jennifer Metcalf and husband, Brian; one son, Donovan Devore and wife, Andrea; grandchildren, Seth, Ella, Grace, Reed, Emmett, George and Michael; significant other, Betty Booker; two brothers, Dan Devore and Scott Devore and wife, Sandy; and a sister, Patricia Devore. Don was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Terry.