Donald Leigh Givens


    Donald Leigh Givens of Salem, Missouri was born on March 11, 1949 to Robert Paul and Della Mae (Aldrich) Givens and passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at the age of 70 years.


    Donald attended school at Drummond Montana High School. He was a member of Lions Club of Salem, Missouri and proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
    Donald enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Della Givens; a lifelong companion, Shirley Mae Mach; and one brother, George Givens.
    He is survived by two daughters, Candee Shaw and husband Wesley of Salem, Missouri and Rose Swaller and husband John of Cuba, Missouri; one son, Robert Miner and wife Kay of Salem, Missouri; 10 grandchildren, Dewayne Breeding, James Mitchell Jr., Kaidon Shaw, Layne Shaw and Austin Roark, all of Salem, Missouri, Johnny Swaller of Cuba, Missouri, Masen Steelman and Taylor Shaw, both of Salem, Missouri, Ashley and Rebecca Swaller both of Cuba, Missouri; six great grandchildren; two sisters, Patricia Anita Keaton and husband Warren of Laramie, Wyoming and Emillia Carol and husband Gilbert Keith Fowler of Colorado; three brothers, Howard Dean and wife Laura Givens, Robert Givens Jr. and Nancy Givens all of Colorado and William Givens of Thailand; special person to him, Carolyn Potts; other relatives and friends.
    A memorial service will be held at a later date at Dewayne’s home in Salem, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of Rolla Cremation and Memorial in Rolla, Missouri.