Donald Ervin Rust
Graveside memorial services for Donald Ervin Rust will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, at Cortez Cemetery.
Donald was born April 19, 1941, in Cortez. He passed away on January 30, 2014 at the age of 72.
For a number of years, Donald had a saw and lawn mower and then worked with his father and brother, Glen and Wayne Rust, Inc. He looked after emptying the dumpster at City Market for several years.
Donald was involved in the community through the First Baptist Church and the JayCees. His favorite was the toy collection they did every Christmas. Donald loved going fishing and camping with the family. Later on he took up wood working and spent many hours in his shop making signs, butterflies, key racks, etc., which he loved to give away. He was the most proud of his Galloping Goose train replicas.
Surviving Donald is his sister, Maxine Baker and her husband, Don, their children, Glenda (Stan) and daughters, Cheryl and Gwen, Leta, David and children, April, Levi and Colton, George (Cherryl) and son, Chris all of Canada, Dan Rust and sons, Larry, Gary and Simeon, Cindy Durall (Gerry) and daughters, Erica and Kerri, Coral Loyd (Danny) and son, DJ, Todd Rust and daughter, Amanda, Scott Rust and children, Bailey, Paige and Payton; as well as five great great nieces and seven great great nephews; an uncle, two aunts; and many cousins and friends.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Billie Rust; his brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Bonnie Rust; and his nephew, Gary Don Baker.