Donald Edward Bristo, 76, of Morristown went to his Heavenly Home Tuesday, July 16, 2019 after a long illness. Donald proudly served in the United States Marine Corp for 21 years, retiring as a Master Sgt. He also worked as a Correctional Officer for the State of California. He was a long time member of Alpha Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Mildred Bristo.
Survivors include his loving wife of 39 years, Mary Yvonne Bristo; four children, Michael (Sandra) Sexton, Jim (Jennifer) Sexton, Mathew (Kim) Bristo, Tina (George) Smith; special niece, Melisha Portrum; special son, Fred Tanner; special nephew, Lynn Ramsey; many very special grandchildren: Michael, Jennifer, Branden, Maura, Ashley, Sarah, Nicholas, Cheyenne, Drew, Sarah, Isabella, Rachel, Alyssa, Myiah, and Makara and sister-in-law, Ina Winkler.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2019 at Alder Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 7 p.m., with Dr. Terry Kirby and Dr. Chris Keathly officiating.
Military graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Hamblen Memory Gardens.
Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home