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LEBANON, Missouri- The son of former Missouri Governor Phil M. Donnelly has died according to Holman-Howe Funeral Homes. The mortuary says Attorney P. David Donnelly was 93 years of age. David was born June 15, 1924 and passed January 31, 2018

A former Missouri Democrat State Chairman, Donnelly is venerated as part of Lebanon’s “First Family,” and held various civic offices and was active in community affairs.



Today, an empty chair and a  flower arrangement was placed at the Rotary Club meeting where he attended regularly until an injury a few months ago.

His father, Phil Donnelly from Lebanon served as Missouri’s 41st and 43rd governor. David joined his law practice here in the city.

Visitation is planned First Christian Church, 500 S. Madison Ave. on February 5th from 1 pm until 2 pm.

The funeral service is set for February 5th, 2 pm at the same location.

Memorial Donations to the First Christian Church of Lebanon, may be made at Holman-Howe Funeral Home.

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