He was born January 24, 1940, in Larue County to the late Waller T. and Laura Shofner. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Gilpin and brothers, Monroe and Roosevelt Shofner.
Donnie had been retired for 14 years from Coca-Cola where he serviced vending machines. He enjoyed time spent at home where he especially liked watching NASCAR races on television.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Shofner; a daughter, Ashley Shofner, of Campbellsville; sisters, Jane Milby and her husband, Bob, and Kaye Hatcher and her husband, Jim, and Viola Watson and her husband Joe, of Campbellsville, Nevon Wolfe and her husband, George of Virginia, Shelia Gail Morovec of Texas, and Tammy Dixon of Owensboro and brothers, Dean Shofner and his wife, Patricia of Lexington and Scotty Shofner, of Tennessee.
Funeral services for Donnie Shofner will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 13th at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with burial to follow at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
The family request visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 12th at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.