Donald Reid Maples

donald maples

June 3, 1950 ~ July 27, 2022

Born in: Jefferson City, TN
Resided in: Lawrenceville, GA

Donald Maples age 72 of Lawrenceville, GA (born in Jefferson City, TN) passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents Park and Janette Maples. He is survived by his wife Mary Maples, his daughter Danyell Lepkoske, his son in law Troy Lepkoske, grandson Koen Vinson, granddaughters Abbie Lepkoske and Lily Bowling. His twin brother Ronald Maples his wife Frankie Maples. His two sisters and their husbands Patricia and Terry Crittenden and Angela and Steve Mills. His beloved nieces and nephews Jeff Odom, Tracey Maples, Jamey Odom, Kris Price, Matthew Price, Lindsey Ivey and all of their spouses Mr. Maples was known as Donnie to most who knew him. Buggs to his wife and Papa to his grandkids. He loved traveling, visiting with family, and eating as much food as he could, especially Doris’ chicken and dumplings. His favorite hobbies included tanning by the pool, bowling, drinking Dunkin Donuts frozen coffees and eating (again). Those who wish to donate in his name in lieu of flowers may do so at American CancerSociety, American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.


Visitation: August 2, 2022 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


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  1. CandleImageOur hearts go out to Coach Maples and Mr. Donnie’s family. Condolences for your loss. 🖤

  2. CandleImageOur thoughts and prayers go out to you Mary, Danyell, and your family. Donnie was the nicest man. I enjoyed watching him eat and loved he was a fellow sun worshiper. He will be missed.
    Condolences for your loss.
    Donna, Paul, Ryan, and Family ❤️

  3. CandleImage“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories.” —Leo Buscaglia

    Mary and family,
    I wish you comfort and peace today and all the days that you grieve. May your fond memories of Donnie help you thru your sadness.
    My deepest sympathies

  4. Mary and Family,
    We always enjoyed Donnie’s company around the pool. May you find comfort and peace as you remember the good times you had with Donnie over the years.

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