Donald Thomas Eriksen Sr., 91, of Foster, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016.
He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. He operated his own floor sanding and refinishing business for over 50 years. Donald was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II.
He was predeceased by his parents, Gilbert and Mary Eriksen, and his beloved wife, Elinor Grubb Eriksen.
He is survived by his children, Betty Jane Duncan (Charles), Donna Curcio (Carl), Debbie Lunsford, Teresa Percic (Keith), and Tommy Eriksen (Lorna); grandchildren, Erik Davis, Stephanie Smith (Jay), Daniel Lunsford (Elizabeth), Caleb Lunsford, Samuel Lunsford (Lauren), Rebekah Lunsford, Keith Percic (Shelley), Scott Percic, Angie Cheek (Troy), Kaitlin Eriksen, Whitney Eriksen, and eight great-grandchildren.
The family received friends from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24 at Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews, Virginia, followed by a funeral service at 10 o’clock. Burial followed at H.C. Smither Memorial Cemetery, Hudgins, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pop’s memory to the American Heart Association or to the Mathews Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 723, Mathews, Virginia 23109.